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Recordkeeping (OSHA, TTB Compliance, Worker's Compensation)

The distilling industry has some of the most arduous and strict recordkeeping requirements in the United States. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of recordkeeping responsibilities for general business and distillery-specific demands. It will also cover recordkeeping tools, proper employee training to avoid mistakes or redundancies, and tips for conducting internal audits to ensure recordkeeping integrity.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the importance of recordkeeping and the benefits and liabilities of non-compliance
2. Learn how to effectively track, forecast (P&L, yields), and comply with legal and tax requirements
3. Follow a recordkeeping checklist, including on the topics of:

a. Contracts and leases
b. Licenses and permits
c. Payroll and accounting
d. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (work-related injuries and illnesses)
e. TTB compliance monthly and quarterly
f. State and local obligations
4. Understand Distillery Management Software options, like Whiskey Systems, Crafted ERP, OnBatch or Orchestrated Spirits
4 Create employee training and company procedures to track compliance ( connected to the more comprehensive Policies and Procedures course)
5. Schedule regular recordkeeping reviews and internal audits
6. Explore the rules and requirements around record retention and privacy

Presenters:
Donald Snyder
Consultant
Time & Tasks