Most Recent Publication
"Safety Concerns for Private Clubs", August 2017

OSHA Alliance Articles
"Twelve Steps to Safety"

"How Do YOU approach Safety?", April 2013 PDF


Collaborations

"Safety and Your Insurance Company", February 2016

             Article by Alan and David A. Harnois, Affinity Agency Group
"Dining Out: The Importance of Staff Training and Food Safety",

             August 2014,  Article by Alan with Charles D. Dorn


Emergency Planning
"Have you Ever Intentionally Evacuated your Club?", July 2013 
"Fire Extinguisher Safety", May 2005 
“Emergency Action Planning", March 2003
“Emergency Action Plan", November 2001


First Aid
"First Aid Kits", Jan/Feb 2010 
"First Aid Kits", March 2007 


Food / Food Safety / Wine
"Dining Out: The Importance of Staff Training and Food Safety",

            Aug 2014 Article by Alan with Charles D. Dorn
"Can you charge Corkage on Screw Top Wines?", November 2007 
"How are your Health and Safety Policies?",  February 2003
"Summertime Employee Safety", September 2002
"Knife Safety: Practice What You Preach", May/June 2005
"Food Safety: Whose Responsibility is It?", April 2003
"Better Safe Than Sorry, What your Food Safety Inspector Knows        

            about HACCP Standards", August 1999, PDF
"Serving Safe Food",January/February 2002
"A Dream Comes True - Tasting the First Growths", January 2000
"Cellaring and Storing Wine", March 1998
"Summertime Food Safety"

Disclaimer: The following articles were written for safety awareness purposes. They are not intended to provide legal advice nor assume your liability. Recognize that some articles contain dated material and more current information is available. It is recommended that you search all available local, state and federal sources to obtain the most recent materials. Also consider your insurance company and trade publications as other excellent information sources. Please Note: The PDF Articles may take a moment or two to load

The above articles appeared in the

following publications:
Association of College and University Clubs Newsletter
Board Room Magazine
Club Gourmet Magazine
Club Management Magazine
Club Management Perspectives
CMAA Back of the House Blog
CMAA/OSHA Alliance
CMAA Outlook
CMAA Legislative reports:
CMAA Premier Club Services articles
CMAA Wine Society Newsletter articles:
National Club Association Club Director Magazine
OSHA Alliance Quarterly
Private Club Advisor

Articles by Alan Achatz

OSHA

"Safety Concerns for Private Clubs", August 2017

"Looking at Your Club’s Safety Issues from Afar", Feb 2015
"OSHA Violations at Clubs", May 2014 
"What Would You Do if OSHA Shows Up?", Feb 2014 
"New OSHA Training Regulations Impacting Clubs", Nov 2013 
"Needlestick Injuries", Jan 2006 
“OSHA Readiness for the Private Club",January 2004, 
"Hazardous Chemicals In Your Operation",  March 2002
"OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements",  February 2002
"OSHA Construction Standards for Private Clubs", June 2005
"OSHA Readiness",December 2002
"Getting a Handle on Ergonomics",  June 2001 
"Regulatory Differences between Federal & State OSHA Programs",              March 2006 
"Got an Extra $1,000.00 to Throw Away?", (The reason for a written             Hazard Communication Policy for your operation)", 
"OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements", April 2002
"Personal Protective Equipment",October 2001
"OSHA Readiness", October 2000


Risk Management / Insurance
"Club Safety Compliance and Best Practices", Summer 2016
"Safety and Your Insurance Company", February 2016

             Article by Alan and David A. Harnois, Affinity Agency Group
"Club Safety: Manage Risk and Avoid Disaster", November 2009
"Safety Alert: Chemical Cocktails in Your Club", December 2009 
"Club Management versus Risk Management", January 2002


Special Concerns
"The Safety guy Almost got hit!", Oct 2015, Article by Alan
"Driving while "Intexticated", Mar/April 2010 
"Evacuating a High Rise Building", March 2005, page 5, 
"Who's Hitting on your Helium Tank?", May 2004, 
“Heads Up: Managing the risk to employees from errant golf balls",                  October 2003


Training Requirements
"New OSHA Training Regulations Impacting Clubs", Nov 2013 
"Fire Extinguisher Safety", May 2005 
"Health & Safety Concerns for your Club", December 2001