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Poultry industry partners with OSHA on Safe + Sound Week

Effort raises awareness and understanding of value of safety and health programs.

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Assn. (USPOULTRY), the National Chicken Council (NCC) and the National Turkey Federation (NTF) are once again partnering with the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) for Safe + Sound Week, which takes place 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 workplace hazards.

Safe + Sound Week is co-sponsored by the National Safety Council, the American Industrial Hygiene Assn., the American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & 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,” USPOULTRY president John Starkey, NCC president Mike Brown and NTF president Joel Brandenberger said in a joint statement.

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