TUCKER, GA. — Georgia Tech Research Institute/ATRP and the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) are cosponsoring the National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry, which will be held Aug. 15-17 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla. The conference aims to give poultry facility and safety professionals resources to promote health and protection of personnel.

The 2022 National Safety Conference planning committee includes Adrienne Allison, Tyson Foods Inc.; Darrell Bradfield, Butterball LLC; Doug Britton, Georgia Institute of Technology; Cindy Camp, Harrison Poultry Inc.; Frank Cruice, Perdue Farms; Josh Dozier, Simmons Foods Inc.; James Ferrell, Foster Farms; Ronnie Franklin, Fieldale Farms Corp.; Reggie McLee, Wayne Farms LLC; Kyle Price, Farbest Foods Inc.; David Schaller, Darling Ingredients Inc.; Lori Springer, Maple Leaf Farms; Larry Stine, Wimberly Lawson Steckel Schneider & Stine. P.C.; and Kari Waters, Pilgrim’s. 

“This year’s National Safety Conference will include key presentations on important industry topics and updates on government policy,” said Adrienne Allison, program committee chairperson and Tyson’s safety director. “Highlights will include a presentation on safety’s response in an avian influenza outbreak, a workplace violence panel, whole health after injury and managing heat stress. This is a great opportunity for furthering education and connecting with your peers.”

Other topics and sessions include:

  • A Safety Leader’s Professional Development Journey
  • Incident Investigation Training
  • What Should Safety Professionals Be Asking?
  • Safety Innovation Winners Best Practices
  • Safety’s Role During Crisis Events
  • Ask a Lawyer
  • Announcement of Safety Innovation Awards

The full agenda with more information can be found on the USPOULTRY website.