Kan. Company Honored for Workplace Safety

February 21, 2005

Vulcan Chemicals has earned membership in the “Star” Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). A recognition ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 23.

“Vulcan Chemicals has exhibited excellence in effective safety and health management,” said Kansas City OSHA Regional Administrator Charles Adkins. “The company’s outstanding efforts at the Wichita facility have included an impressive management commitment, employee involvement, and safety and health training.”

The facility employs 334 workers who manufacture and distribute chlorine, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, sodium chlorine, and other chlorinated organic chemicals.

OSHA’s VPP programs recognize and promote effective workplace safety and health management. Companies in the programs achieve average injury rates 50 percent lower than others in their industry.

From coast to coast, approximately 1,100 work sites representing more than 200 industries participate in the programs.

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