CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today began celebrating the company’s 10th annual Global Safety and Health Week, a week-long global event dedicated to reflecting on each location’s safety accomplishments and hosting events and meetings to help focus on areas where improvements are possible.
Since 2006, ADM has reduced recordable incidents by 66 percent and lost-work day incidents by 89 percent. 2015 was the safest year in ADM’s history.
“We are proud that safety and our Global Safety and Health Week activities have truly become a cornerstone of our culture, but our work won’t be complete until we have eliminated 100 percent of the incidents and injuries companywide,” said ADM Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano. “We have an ongoing journey to zero, and taking time to reflect on what we’ve done well and also what we can do better in the future is an important step towards realizing that goal.”
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.