Nouryon was recognized for its outstanding leadership, safety, and environmental stewardship performance with 13 Texas Chemical Council (TCC) and Association of Chemical Industry of Texas (ACIT) awards

“We are very proud of our teams in Texas for consistently meeting or exceeding safety standards and environmental performance,” said Paresh Bhakta, senior vice president and chief integrated supply chain officer. “The annual TCC-ACIT awards recognize the programs we have in place to keep our employees safe and protect the communities in which we operate.”

The awards included: 

  • The Caring for Texas Award, recognizing continuous improvement by the chemical industry in community awareness, emergency response, security, and environmental stewardship; 
  • Honorable Mention Excellence in Caring for Texas;
  • Sustained Excellence in Caring for Texas Award, recognizing company sites that have won the Excellence in Caring for Texas Award at least once in the past three years and share information about how to demonstrate caring for Texas every year;
  • Zero Incident Rate Employee Award, for having zero employee OSHA recordable injuries or illness;
  • Zero Incident Rate Contractor Award, which recognizes company sites with zero contractor injuries recorded;
  • The Occupational Safety Distinguished Service Award for participating in at least three quarterly Occupational Safety Committee or Subcommittee meetings and demonstrating improvement to their injury and illness rates compared to the previous three years; and
  • Sam Mannan Award for Zero Process Safety Incidents for company sites with no Tier 1 or Tier 2 incidents.  

Nouryon sites in Houston, Fort Worth, Pasadena, and La Porte were all recognized.

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