Poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs are invited to apply for recognition under the Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program. The program is open to National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association members with poultry or egg processing plants, further processing facilities, hatcheries, feed mills and rendering facilities that through the implementation of innovative and effective programs have injury and illness rates below the industry average for three consecutive years. 


The application deadline for the 2015 awards is April 20. The annual awards will be presented during the National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry, August 24-26, at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.