Case Farms, a fully-integrated poultry farming and processing group, is proud to announce it’s achieved a new safety milestone. On April 16, the Company’s Goldsboro, North Carolina, processing facility worked one million hours without experiencing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable lost time accident.
“Workplace safety is an integral part of our commitment to our culture at Case Farms,” said Tim Singleton, Case Farms Vice President and general manager, Goldsboro Division. “Reaching this level of safety takes daily commitment of every associate in our facility, a commitment I know they take seriously. We’re very proud of our associates for setting such a high safety standard.”
In its quest to keep worker safety among its highest priorities, Case Farms has incorporated several initiatives and corporate changes that encourage employee participation and input. The company-wide worker safety program is comprised of core elements that are essential to achieving and maintaining a strong safety and health program. By implementing these elements, including hazard prevention programs, daily work-site analysis, safety awareness training and strong management-employee relationships, Case Farms’ facilities can continue to keep worker safety top-of-mind.
“This accomplishment speaks volumes of our company’s commitment to the health and safety of our employees and the safety program we’ve established at Case Farms,” said Rick Barton, Case Farms director of safety. “I’m confident in our ability to achieve the same level of excellence throughout the next million.”