Category Archives: Worker Safety

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11/07/19 - Injuries and Illnesses in Poultry Processing at New All-Time Low

Washington, D.C. – The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 84 percent over the last 25 years and continues to decline according to the 2018 Injury and Illness Report recently … Read More >

09/04/19 - Poultry Industry Announces Alliance with OSHA

Washington, D.C. – The poultry industry has long recognized the importance of establishing collaborative relationships to promote employee health and safety practices and to develop programs to enhance poultry workplaces. As such, the industry is pleased the U.S. Department of … Read More >

08/14/19 - Record Number of Poultry Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

Destin, Fla., Aug. 14, 2019 – During the 2019 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Florida, a record 230 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were … Read More >

05/23/19 - Poultry Industry Partners with OSHA on Safe + Sound Week

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) are pleased to again partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 12 – 18. Safe + … Read More >

02/21/19 - Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Award Applications Being Accepted

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is currently accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The program is open to National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association members with … Read More >

11/08/18 - Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record

Injury and illness rates down from year ago and down 83 percent since 1994 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 83 percent over the last … Read More >

08/15/18 - Continuous Improvement Evident as 191 Poultry Facilities Recognized for Safety Performance

DESTIN, Fla. – Aug. 15, 2018 – During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla., 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were honored … Read More >

06/08/18 - Poultry Industry Partners with OSHA on Safe + Sound Week

The National Chicken Council (NCC), U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) are proud to partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 13–17. Safe + Sound Week represents … Read More >

02/21/18 - Applications Being Accepted for Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Awards

The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The program is open to National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association members with poultry processing plants, … Read More >

11/13/17 - Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record

Injury and Illness rate down from year ago, at all-time low WASHINGTON, D.C. – The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 82 percent over the last 20 years and … Read More >

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