Risk & Safety

FMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the areas of risk management, workplace safety, crisis management, business continuity and technology. With work through our committee, FMI facilitates surveys, benchmarking, research studies and other collaborative projects that help move the industry forward and support members in their efforts. 


Latest News

Webinar Recording Now Available! OSHA’s Reporting Rules:  Employers have lived with them for 10 months – what impact have they had, and what should we expect next from OSHA? is now available. 

Click here to view and download the content. 



FMI Risk And Safety Resources

  • 2013 Food For Thought: Retail Video Trends & Doing More for your Organization

    This survey conducted by FMI and Axis Communications identifies key trends in video. Whether retailers are beginning to deploy or have an established IP video solution in place, the benefits of IP video reach various levels of a store from safety and Assets Protection to distribution and operations to merchandising and marketing. With IP video, food retailers and other stakeholders are doing more for their stores

  • 2015 U.S. Grocery Industry Speaks

    In its 65th year, FMI’s The Food Retailing Industry Speaks ("Speaks") provides the industry with important operational and financial benchmarks ranging from sales and profits to shrink, turns and differentiation tactics. The data is drawn primarily from FMI’s annual survey of U.S. food retailers and wholesalers, and was supplemented with information from public company Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 10K filings.
  • 2016 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends

    The Food Marketing Institute has long supported U.S. food retailers through annual surveys of shopper behaviors and attitudes, providing consistent metrics to evaluate the changing market landscape. This year, FMI worked with the Hartman Group to supplement our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research perspective with a cultural lens, interviewing Americans in their homes and while shopping, and drawing upon ethnographic research into U.S. food consumption and consumers.

     

  • Embracing a New Wave of Information Technology

    Jul 21, 2016
    20151208-FMI-332-WEBThe legislative achievements last week on GMO have been a win for the value chain in giving food makers and sellers the option to disclose information in a flexible manner, so it was disconcerting that the debate on GMO included accusations that the food industry was failing to communicate. Conversely, FMI and its coalition partners advocated for a federal system that would offer consistent information to consumers however they wanted to consume it.
    Full story
  • What Grocery Stores Can Learn from Pokémon Go

    Jul 13, 2016
    Pokemon Go in a Grocery Store Now I know that you might be thinking what does a video game have to do with my food retail business? Well, besides the fact that the same augmented reality technology is already being used in the industry to help educate store employees about food safety and other in-store trainings, the popularity of the game overnight can also teach grocery stores some lessons. Here are some points to consider.
    Full story
  • What Does Innovation Mean to You?

    Jun 22, 2016
    FMI Connect TV 2016 Day 1For some, innovation is the latest technology or gadget that promises to transform the way we all live our lives and do business. For others, innovation is that big idea that solves both a business problem and a consumer need. And then there are those who find innovation in the small things, such as building strong business teams or ensuring the highest quality of customer care. However a food retailer defines innovation, he or she can embrace it at FMI Connect.
    Full story

RISK AND Safety LEADERSHIP 

The Risk and Safety Committee assists FMI in planning the Asset Protection Conference and may provide input and guidance throughout the year about FMI’s efforts around risk management and safety issues. Want to learn more? Contact Us



RISK AND Safety EDUCATION

In partnership with the Loss Prevention Academy, FMI is pleased to offer it's members a discount on the Safety for Retail course. (Use Code FMI5 for 20% discount)

Click here to register for your safety course today!