Event will provide tools to help ensure continued well-being and protection of industry personnel.

July 20, 2023

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National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry coming up

The National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will provide poultry facility and corporate safety professionals with the tools to help ensure industry personnel’s continued well-being and protection. The Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Tech Research Institute/ATRP and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), is scheduled for Aug. 14-16 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla.

“The planning committee has done an outstanding job of putting together an agenda that incorporates favorite features of this conference with practical information that can be used by in-plant and corporate safety leadership. This is an outstanding opportunity to not only expand perspective and knowledge of important safety topics, but also to connect with other industry safety leaders,” said Ronnie Franklin, corporate safety coordinator at Fieldale Farms Corporation, and program committee chairman.

A variety of topics will be covered, including Proactive Measures to Influence and Sustain a Safety Culture; Access Control/Security . . . Company Policies vs. State Laws; PSM/RMP/Cryogenic Response . . . Building Relationships with Local First Responders; Lock Out / Tag Out; Occupational Health Panel: Onboarding Community Health, Stress Management; Driver Awareness Technology / Fleet Safety; Boiler Safety; Conducting and Interview During an Incident Investigation: A Mock Case; and more. A networking and knowledge exchange opportunity with other safety and health professionals will be offered during the ever-popular roundtable discussions. The Safety Award winners will also be announced.

The 2023 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry planning committee is comprised of experienced poultry facility and corporate safety personnel. The committee includes Adrienne Allison, Tyson Foods, Inc.; Doug Britton, Georgia Tech Research Institute; Josh Dozier, Simmons Foods; Kevin England, Koch Foods; James Ferrell, Perdue Farms; Ronnie Franklin, Fieldale Farms Corporation and program committee chairman; Derrick Hellinga, Simmons Foods Inc; Reggie McLee, Wayne-Sanderson Farms; David Schaller, Darling Ingredients Inc.; Lori Springer, Maple Leaf Farms; Larry Stine, Wimberly Lawson Steckel Schneider & Stine. P.C.; Peter VanDerlyke, Peco Foods; and Kari Waters, Pilgrim’s.

To view the full agenda and to register for the 2023 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry, click here or visit www.uspoultry.org.


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