Being a Responsible Employer
of associates work full-time
of full-time associates eligible for company health coverage (after probationary period)
of full-time associates eligible for company 401(k) match
of full-time associates eligible for bonus plans (associates employed for full fiscal year)
In 2016, Perdue received the highest number of safety awards of any poultry company from the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council for consistently implementing innovative and effective safety and health processes and systems.
According to statistics the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics released in 2014, the nationwide lost-time rate for all manufacturing industries combined for that same year was 1.00 case per 100 workers. Perdue’s companywide rate during that year was 0.19 cases per 100 associates. As of July 2016, Perdue’s lost-time rate was 0.28 cases per 100 associates.
Perdue’s companywide OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate is 2.51 as compared with the current poultry industry rate of 4.30 and the goods producing rate of 4.00.