Dave Baughman. Allied Boiler & Supply, Inc.,
Murfreesboro, TN, U.S.A.
A pressurized boiler system contains enough potential energy to
relocate an entire brewery in a split second. In the craft brewing
industry, there is a critical need for training in the proper
specification, installation, and day-to-day operation of these systems.
Brewers, mechanical contractors, and brewhouse manufacturers are often
left relying on “best practice” advice without a true working knowledge
of the boiler and its auxiliary equipment. When working only a few feet
away from a piece of equipment with more expansive energy than dynamite,
you need to ask yourself, “Do I have the proper training to operate this
Keywords: Safety, Training, Carbon monoxide, Liability,