Environmental, Health, Safety & Security is a critical component of all Florida Chemical operations, as well as a required component of our suppliers, carriers, and customers to assure that the environment and the communities where we operate as well as the personnel that are employed protected from potential impacts of chemical materials.
As a part of our commitment to EHS&S, the ownership and senior management of Florida Chemical takes an active roll in creation of policies, specifications, and procedures, management of change when updates are needed, regular review of incidents and resulting corrective and preventative actions, as well as review of the overall effectiveness of the EHS&S programs, activities, training, and actions to assure that the performance results are meeting established goals.
Employees and stakeholders of Florida Chemical are engaged on a daily basis in the EHS&S process through inclusion in the Site Safety Committee, site security activities, transportation security activities, PPE programs, and injury and illness prevention programs.
Florida Chemical is also a verified member of the Responsible Distribution program, which is a third party audited EHS&S program that is required as a condition of membership with the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Along with cooperation from the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) and their Responsible Distribution program, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and their Responsible Care program, the National Tank Truck Carriers Association (NTTC) and their members participation in Responsible Care and Responsible Distribution, the integrated chemical industry is working to provide the safest and most secure integrated industry in North America.
FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE REGARDING A CHEMICAL EMERGENCY:
FIRST RESPONDER OR MEDICAL SDS NEEDS: Contact Chemtel - 800.255.3924 in the US/Canada or 01.813.248.0585 outside North America. Reference Florida Chemical CCN# MIS0002478
CHEMICAL SPILLS: Contact your local first responders by dialing 911 in the United States as well as the EPA, or state department of environmental protection. **Depending upon threshhold limits for the specific chemical, you may have requirements for CERCLA or NPDES reporting that has time mandates.
If you have a spill, visit the EPA website to review the regulations or type the following address in to your web browser:
Below, you will find links to various EHS&S resources that may be of interest:
Florida Chemical EHS&S Downloads
US Department of Homeland Security
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Occupational Safety & Health Administration