Huntsman Celebrates Record Safety Year

Huntsman Corporation announced this week that its OSHA recordable rate for occupational injuries for the 2008 calendar year was the lowest in the company's history. Building on the company's 2002 commitment to develop uniform Environmental, Health & Safety standards for its global manufacturing platform, the company reported its 2006 commitment to invest in a behavioral safety program in all regions of the world where it operates paid off in 2008's record low OSHA recordable rate.

"I am very pleased with the culture of continuous improvement at Huntsman, especially as it relates to the safety of the associates and contractors at each of our sites," President and CEO Peter R. Huntsman said in a news release. "These investments in safety are among the most important we can make."

During the year the ended Dec. 31, 2008, the corporation expensed nearly $83 million on its EHS programs and invested an additional $57 million on capital improvements related to EHS, it said. Huntsman, based in The Woodlands, Texas, is a global manufacturer and marketer of chemicals for the chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances, and packaging industries. The company has 13,000 employees and had 2007 revenues of about $10 billion.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Easy to Use Safety Incident App

    Record incidents on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Collect data for multiple types of incidents including including near misses, vehicle and environmental incidents, and employee and non-employee injuries; at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together a resource that’s easy to digest so you can get answers to your training questions and ensure you're complying with OSHA's standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus