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 + Sound Week is a nationwide effort to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation and a systematic approach to finding and correcting hazards in workplaces.
Safe + Sound Week is co-sponsored by the National Safety Council, American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. During Safe + Sound Week, USPOULTRY, NCC and NTF will highlight their commitment to worker safety and health by communicating with members and other audiences about the importance of workplace safety and encouraging their member companies to participate in Safe + Sound Week activities.
“USPOULTRY, NCC and NTF are pleased to serve as Safe + Sound Week partners and to collaborate with OSHA and the other sponsors on programs and initiatives to help ensure the safety of the U.S. poultry workforce,” said John Starkey, USPOULTRY president; Mike Brown, NCC president; and Joel Brandenberger, NTF president, in a joint statement.
To learn more about Safe + Sound Week, click here.
About U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is the all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today’s poultry industry, whose mission is to progressively serve member companies through research, education, communication and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, USPOULTRY is based in Tucker, Ga.
About the National Chicken Council
The National Chicken Council (NCC) represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce and process chickens. Member companies of NCC account for more than 95 percent of the chicken sold in the United States.
About the National Turkey Federation
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is the national advocate for America’s turkey farmers and producers, raising awareness for its members’ products while strengthening their ability to profitably and safely deliver wholesome, high-quality and nutritious food to consumers worldwide.