Fresh chicken specialist Wayne Farms received nine awards during the 2019 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry.

Among other accolades, Wayne Farms received the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council’s prestigious Awards of Distinction and Awards of Honor for their innovative and effective employee safety and health results over the past year.

In 2015, Wayne Farms launched its Zero Accident Culture platform to focus on sustainable safe practices across the company’s workforce of almost 10,000 people.

Wayne Farms was recognized for excellence at its facilities in the Alabama cities of Samson, Ozark, Decatur, Union Springs and Jack; and at its Arkansas facilities in Danville.