People Safety

Safety is, and always will be, our number one priority. We encourage all employees and contractors to maintain a diligent focus.

We prioritize effective project planning, adherence to all operating procedures, recognition of potential hazards, proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and personal accountability. We use a number of leading indicators at all of our sites, including a focus on near-miss identification and reporting so we can prevent more serious injuries from happening in the future. While our total recordable incident rate (TRIR) is significantly below the chemical industry average in the United States, we continue to focus on cultural and leadership assessments as well as priority site reviews. We use the definition of recordable incident established by the United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).



Honoring Excellence

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President's Club

Manufacturing facilities that set an example with excellent SH&E performance are recognized with admission to the President's Club. These sites have operated with no recordable safety incidents in 3 years or 2 million person hours receive this prestigious honor. We continue to set a high standard for safety at all of our operations worldwide, and congratulate our colleagues for achieving this milestone.

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Chairman's Award

Our highest recognition of excellence is the Chairman’s Award, which is presented to manufacturing sites that operate for more than 4 years without a recordable safety incident, environmental non-conformance or significant process safety event while earning positive SH&E audit results. Recipients include: Port Dickson, Malaysia; Jiangxi, China; Valmez, Czech Republic; Ravenna, Italy (purification solutions); and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.