Craft brewers

Bottling machine

From brew pubs to regional breweries, the craft brewer business has been growing steadily for a decade—increasing 10 percent in dollar value in 2016 according to the Brewers Association—and providing hundreds of thousands of jobs and an astounding $23.5 billion in retail dollar value.

Unique risks to the health and safety of workers and impediments to the bottom line profits may be challenging for this pioneering business, but they can be controlled.

  • Craft brewers exposure guide

    Craft Brewers Exposure Guide

    Hanover Risk Solutions has created this unique exposure guide to help you keep your business up-and-running safely by addressing unique risks to your product, property, people and more before they become losses. Check off these risks and take steps to address them.

    Get Started

  • Slip warning sign

    Sample slip, trip and fall prevention program

    Slips and falls are among the most common—and the most costly—injuries in almost any industry, and breweries are no exception. But a comprehensive plan can help prevent many of these incidents and keep your business safer for patrons and employees alike.

    Learn More

  • Closed sign

    Controlling the business interruption exposure

    Analyzing and assessing the possible risks is the first step to helping to control the potential interruptions your business might face. Learn more about these steps, and the next ones to take to keep your business up and running no matter what the interruption.

    Learn More


We’ve developed the following resources to support your efforts in developing and maintaining an effective safety program.

Risk Solutions Partners

We’ve partnered with industry associates to offer products, services and training at no charge or substantial discount to help you control losses.

Sign In or Register to take advantage of these Partner’s resources.

Business continuity
The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) Disaster Recovery Planning Toolkit helps you plan for the worst and get your business up and running when catastrophe strikes. Learn More
Driver training
Hanover driver safety advantage
This exclusive program offers driver safety training courses addressing the challenges most commonly encountered by company drivers. Learn More

Drivers alert
Driver’s Alert provides Hanover policyholder discounts on online training for driver safety (many courses are also available in Spanish), GPS monitoring, MVR checks and the popular “How’s My Driving?” Learn More
My server training
Training those who serve or sell alcoholic beverages is crucial to keeping patrons and staff safe. Hanover has negotiated with to provide discounted alcoholic beverage server training and certification through this unique program. Learn More
Worker safety
Hanover workery safety advantage
Hanover has gathered a set of online worker safety training courses that can help keep your workers safer, whether they’re driving a forklift or lifting crates. Some introductory courses are free for Hanover policyholders. Learn More

Education & training

Electrical Preventive Maintenance – A Craft Brewers’ production line can be stalled in a second by electrical problems; view our online Electrical Preventive Maintenance video, for free, to see how you can stop problems before they stop your business. Learn More

Visit Hanover Risk Solutions Partners to register as a policyholder and access information on this discounted service.

Related links