LyondellBasell sites honored for safety by American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association

June 24, 2019

Companies in the refining and petrochemical industries continue to improve on workplace safety as evidenced by the number of honors handed out at the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (AFPM) Annual Safety Awards event. The trade association’s mission is to create safer and healthier environments for tens of thousands of workers across the country. Among the businesses leading the way is LyondellBasell. Three LyondellBasell plants earned the Distinguished Safety Award (DSA), AFPM’s top safety award. The sites are located in Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Clinton, Iowa and Channelview, Texas. “Only seven facilities in the country won the DSA this year. Receiving this level of recognition at three LyondellBasell plants which represent a small, medium and large site, shows that no matter the size of the facility or staff, we can deliver excellence every day,” said Dale Friedrichs, LyondellBasell Health Safety and Environment Vice President. “Our ultimate goal at LyondellBasell is that everyone who comes through our gates, goes home safely to their families.” LyondellBasell leaders wanted to build on the momentum of 2018 where the staff achieved its lowest Total Recordable Incident Rate in company history. For some of the locations, it was a repeat performance. “Chocolate Bayou is dedicated to continually improving our programs and it’s because the stellar staff here that this site has made the list again, said Yarelis Hernandez, LyondellBasell Chocolate Bayou site manager. “We take pride in our work and look out for each other and it shows in our company culture

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