PeroxyChem Receives Canadian National Railway Company's 2016 Safe Handling Award
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8, 2017 : PeroxyChem, a global leader in peroxygen and adjacent chemistries, is a recipient of the 2016 Safe Handling Award from the Canadian National Railway Company (CN).This award is presented to customers who load freight cars with dangerous goods and meet strict standards for the safe handling and shipment of regulated products.
PeroxyChem completed more than 100 shipments from a CN location in 2016 with no non-accidental releases (NAR) associated with the railcars, whether as a loaded car or as a residue car on the return.
"We are honored to receive the 2016 Safe Handling Award. Being presented with this award is a testament to our overarching focus on safety across all aspects of our organization," said Bruce Lerner, CEO, PeroxyChem. "Safety is one of PeroxyChem's core values and therefore remains top of mind in everything we do. We strive to uphold the highest standard of safety for our employees, our customers and the communities we work in."
The Safe Handling Award is an integral part of the Responsible Care® Program, an ongoing performance improvement initiative in which CN is a partner, both in Canada and the U.S. The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada and the American Chemistry Council established this initiative.