|WAYNE FARMS LLC EARNS 3 WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARDS|
DOBSON, N.C. (June 21, 2010) - Wayne Farms LLC recently received 3 awards for demonstrated safety in the workplace at the Mount Airy Safety Awards Banquet held at the Cross Creek Country Club on Thursday, June 17th.
The Wayne Farms Elkin Feed Mill received a Gold Award for achieving a rate of days away from work, job transfer or restriction that is at least 50% below the industry average. In addition, the Wayne Farms’ Dobson Processing Plant and the Elkin Hatchery earned first-year Silver awards which are presented to companies whose rate of days away from work are at least 50% below the industry average.
Awards were presented by the N.C. Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry.
The Dobson facility consists of a 60,000 square-foot fresh processing plant and the Elkin Feed Mill and Hatchery and has been owned and operated by Wayne Farms LLC since 1980.
About Wayne Farms LLC
Wayne Farms LLC is the sixth-largest vertically integrated poultry producer in the United States with annual sales exceeding $1 billion. A subsidiary of Continental Grain Company, Wayne Farms LLC owns and operates 10 fresh and further-processed facilities throughout the Southeast producing more than 1 billion pounds of poultry products each year. The company employs more than 8,900 individuals. For more information, please visit http://www.waynefarms.com.
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