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Worker Safety Recognition Awards

2020 Worker Safety Recognition Awards Winners

AWARD OF HONOR

Caviness Beef Packers
Amarillo, TX

Gibbon Packing
Gibbon, NE

JBS USA
Beardstown, IL

Land O’Frost, Inc.
Lansing, IL

Land O’Frost, Inc.
Madisonville, KY

Land O’Frost, Inc.
Searcy, AR

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Cappola
North York, Ontario

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Toronto Poultry
Toronto, Ontario

OSI Industries, LLC
Oakland, IA

Pilgrim’s
Canton, GA

Pilgrim’s
Pet Food
De Queen, AR

Pilgrim’s
Ellijay, GA

Pilgrim’s
Marshville, NC

Pilgrim’s
Nacogdoches, TX

Pilgrim’s
Distribution Center
Pittsburg, TX

Pilgrim’s
Broadway Complex
Timberville, VA

Plumrose USA
Booneville, MS

Quality Pork Processors
Austin, MN

Saratoga Foods Specialties
Bolingbrook, IL

Seaboard Foods, LLC
Guymon, OK

Smithfield Foods
Des Moines, IA

Smithfield Foods
Junction City, KS

Smithfield Foods
Kinston, NC

Smithfield Foods
Kansas City Sausage Co.
Kansas City, MO

Smithfield Foods
Milan, MO

Smithfield Foods
Omaha, NE

Smithfield Foods
Pet Food
Orange City, IA

Smithfield Foods
Peru, IN

Smithfield Foods
Salt Lake City, Utah

Smithfield Foods
Sioux Center, IA

Smithfield Foods
St. Charles, IL

Smithfield Foods
Wilson, NC

Smithfield Foods Hog Production
Rocky Mountain Region

Smithfield Premium Genetics
Rose Hill, NC


AWARD OF MERIT

Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc.
Forrest City, AR

Caviness Beef Packers
Hereford, TX

Indiana Packers Corporation
Delphi, IN

JBS USA
Hyrum, UT

JBS USA
Marshalltown, IA

JBS USA
Omaha, NE

JBS USA
Ottumwa, IA

JBS USA
MOPAC Rendering
Souderton, PA

JBS USA
Sanford, NC

JBS USA
Tolleson, AZ

Long Prairie Packing
Long Prairie, MN

Omaha Steaks International, Inc.
F St. Plant
Omaha, NE

Omaha Steaks International, Inc.
Synder Plant
Omaha, NE

Omaha Steaks International, Inc.
96th St. Plant
Omaha, NE

Pilgrim’s
Athens, GA

Pilgrim’s
Carrollton, GA

Pilgrim’s
Cold Spring, MN

Pilgrim’s
Douglas, GA

Pilgrim’s
De Queen, AR

Pilgrim’s
Enterprise, AL

Pilgrim’s
Gainesville, GA

Pilgrim’s
Live Oak, FL

Pilgrim’s
Lufkin, TX

Pilgrim’s
Moorefield Fresh Foods
Moorefield, WV

Pilgrim’s
Moorefield Protein Conversion
Moorefield, WV

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant West Complex
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Natchitoches, LA

Pilgrim’s
Russellville, AL

Pilgrim’s
Sumter Processing Plant
Sumter, SC

Pilgrim’s
Waco, TX

Plumrose USA
Council Bluffs 1
Council Bluffs, IA

Plumrose USA
Council Bluffs 2
Council Bluffs, IA

Plumrose USA
Elkhart, IN

Smithfield Foods
Arnold, PA

Smithfield Foods
Clinton, NC

Smithfield Foods
Cumming, GA

Smithfield Foods
Dension, IA

Smithfield Foods
Grayson, KY

Smithfield Foods
Greenfield, ID

Smithfield Foods
Lincoln, NE

Smithfield Foods
Springfield, MA

Smithfield Foods
St. James, MN

Smithfield Foods
Tar Heel, NC

Smithfield Foods
Vernon, CA

Smithfield Foods Hog Production
Central Region

Smithfield Foods Hog Production
Midwest Region

SQUARE-H Brands, Inc.
Vernon, CA

Swaggerty Sausage Company Inc.
Kodak, TN


AWARD OF COMMENDATION

Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc.
Holland, MI

Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc.
Petersburg, VA

Cargill
Wyalusing, PA

CS Beef Packers
Nampa, ID

Green Bay Dressed Beef
Acme Plant
Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Dressed Beef
East River Plant
Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Dressed Beef
Northland Kosher Plant
Green Bay, WI

Golden State Foods
Opelika, AL

JBS USA
Cactus, TX

JBS USA
Greeley, CO

JBS USA
Lenoir, NC

JBS USA
Worthington, MN

OSI Group
West Chicago, IL

OSI Group
Riverside, CA

Pilgrim’s
Aibonito, Puerto Rico

Pilgrim’s
Elberton, GA

Pilgrim’s
Mayfield Complex
Hickory, KY

Pilgrim’s
Moorefield Prepared Foods
Moorefield, WV

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant Pet Food
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant Prepared Foods
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Broadway Protein Conversion
Timberville, VA

Skylark Meats, LLC
Omaha, NE

Smithfield Foods
Burgaw, NC

Smithfield Foods
Cudahy, WI

Smithfield Foods
North Plant/ George Enderlin
Smithfield, VA

Smithfield Foods Hog Production
Missouri Region


CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION

Boar’s Head Provisions Co. Inc.
Jarrett, VA

Brush Meat Processors
Henderson, CO

JBS USA
Grand Island, NE

JBS USA
Green Bay, WI

JBS USA
Plainwell, MI

JBS USA
Souderton, PA

OSI Group
Chicago, IL

Pilgrim’s
Arcadia, WI

Pilgrim’s
Chattanooga, TN

Pilgrim’s
Mayfield Pet Food
Hickory, KY

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant PPDC
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant Protein Conversion
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Mt. Pleasant East Complex
Mt. Pleasant, TX

Pilgrim’s
Russellville Pet Food
Russellville, AL

Pilgrim’s
Sumter Protein Conversion
Sumter, SC

Smithfield BioScience
Sharonville, OH

Smithfield Foods
Edwardsville, KS

Smithfield Foods
North East, MD

Smithfield Foods
Sioux City, IA

Wholestone Farms
Fremont, NE


Program Information & Criteria

The primary program goals are to motivate participants to improve their safety performance through the establishment of sound safety and health programs at the plant level and to recognize those plants that have achieved a high level of safety performance as part of the continuing effort to reduce occupational injury and illness.

In addition, the program can boost employee morale, reduce expenses associated with injuries and illness in the workplace and enhance the meat and poultry industry's overall image regarding employee safety and health.

The various levels of awards that may be earned are based on an evaluation of each eligible plant's actual safety performance as well as its implementation of various key components of an effective safety and health program as measured by the safety program questionnaire. Of the 1,500 points available, 900 or 60 percent may be earned based on the outcome of a statistical analysis of the plant's injury and illness data performed by National Safety Council staff. The analysis will include an evaluation of both the Total Recordable Cases rate and the rate for Cases With Days Away From Work, Job Transfer, or Restriction (DART). The two rates will each be worth up to 450 points (one half) of the total points available for safety performance.

This year, we are accepting applications for plants with NAICS codes other than 311611, 311612, and 311615. For more information or to apply for a plant with a different NAICS code, contact Megan McCullough at mmccullough@meatinstitute.org or Hank Bongers at hbongers@meatinstitute.org.


Submission for the 2020 program is now closed.

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For questions concerning the awards program, please contact Megan McCullough at 202-587-4241 or by email at mmccullough@meatinstitute.org.


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