CUMMING, Ga. — Two American Proteins Inc. divisions were honored at the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla.
American Proteins’ Cuthbert Division received an Award of Honor and the Hanceville Division earned an Award of Merit.
The company was honored for its outstanding performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs.
The awards were presented by the Joint Industry Safety & Health Council which consists of members of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation.
Award consideration was based on injury statistics over three years and an evaluation of written applications by judges Doug Britton of the Agricultural Technology Research at Georgia Tech Research Institute, Jill James of Vivid Learning Systems and Nancy Bendickson of Aon Global Risk Consulting.
Since 1949, American Proteins has been an expert in processing poultry by-products. Because of its experience and technologically innovative processes, the company is a leading resource for processing allied poultry products. American Proteins operates the largest poultry protein and lipids conversion operation in the world, producing pet food and feed grade poultry protein meal and pet food and feed grade poultry fat and feather meal. For more information, call 770-886-2250 or visit http://www.americanproteins.com/index.htm.