Leesburg business recognized for 25 years of exceptional safety performance

(L to R) Vice President of Operations Don Ratliff and Benefits and Safety Manager Lori Springer accept the Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award on behalf of Maple Leaf Farms. Photo courtesy: Maple Leaf Farms, Inc.

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. – Maple Leaf Farms, Inc. was honored with a 2021 Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award, which recognizes facilities that demonstrate a continuous improvement in safety procedures.

“This award honors poultry producers with a safety-first focus that have advanced employee safety over the last 25 years,” said Co-President John Tucker. “We are extremely proud to be among the handful of poultry companies to have earned this recognition.”

This award indicates a quarter century of continued reductions in OSHA recordable injuries and lost workday cases.

Maple Leaf Farms is a fourth-generation family-owned company that produces duck and chicken products.

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