Little Rock – Leon Jones, Jr., Director of the Arkansas Department of Labor, has announced that Cobb-Vantress Inc., Bates Mountain Farm, a division of Tyson Foods, Inc., located in Summers, is the recipient of a Seven (7) Year Accumulative Safety Award.

Fifty-three (53) employees have accumulated seven (7) years without a lost day away from work due to a work-related injury or illness between September 4, 2008 and September 4, 2015.

The company has a safety program in effect and a safety committee made up of both employees and management.

For further information about Cobb-Vantress Inc., Bates Mountain Farm contact Scott Hanan, Regional Safety Manager, at 479-549-2877 or email eat0@eau0eav0eaw0.

The Arkansas Department of Labor, the Arkansas Insurance Department and the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission are pleased to present this award to Arkansas companies who excel in on-the-job safety.