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. 


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Announcing the 2017
ASAP Conference: Audit • Safety • Asset Protection

FMI's newly revamped ASAP Conference is the only event for Audit, Safety and Asset Protection professionals in food retail that keeps you ahead of what's next. Previously known as the Asset Protection Conference, the ASAP Conference now includes a focus on all the areas most important to protecting your company’s profit. Learn More



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.




  • Visa and MasterCard Delay EMV Liability: A Win for Retail

    20151208-FMI-189r-WEBNo matter how big or small, when merchants get a victory, we run with it. That is what last week’s announcement from Visa and MasterCard is—a win for retail. The two biggest card brands announced they are delaying EMV implementation from the original announced date of 2017 until 2020, largely due to migration challenges and lack of availability of equipment. The three-year delay is a relief for stores who are already working with and toward complete EMV implementation.
  • Are You A Digitally Enabled and Engaged Retailer?

    Online Shopping with Grocey CartWe want answers to those questions to better enable our members, which is why FMI is embarking on a multidimensional, multi-year digital shopper and digitally enabled retailing journey with Nielsen. We’ll explore the business imperatives that are crucial to understanding retailers’ positioning today and to have a strategic vision for the future – capabilities among people, processes, and technologies; priorities for connected commerce solutions; and to anticipate the barriers and pitfalls to avoid.
  • D-SNAP and Other Emergency Feeding Operations

    Store with broken itemsWith historic flooding affecting parts of southern Louisiana, West Virginia and other ongoing disaster-related events in the U.S., FMI wants to ensure your companies are aware of resources available during times of great need.

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