GAO suggests improvements at meat, poultry plants

Report details how better outreach, collaboration and information could help protect workers at meat and poultry plants.

Meat and poultry slaughter and processing are among the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to review federal efforts to help ensure meat and poultry worker safety and health. GAO found that better outreach, collaboration and information were needed to help protect workers at meat and poultry plants.

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