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Weather Safety

Our member companies place great importance on having plans in place for a wide-variety of potential emergency situations, including bad weather. While each situation can be unique, every plan is focused on protecting the safety of employees and surrounding communities.

96%+ Of all manufactured goods are directly touched by the business of chemistry

Chemical Manufacturing & Safety

Utilizing industry programs such as ACC’s Responsible Care®, they go to great lengths to prevent incidents and protect their workers and neighbors. 

Security

The chemical industry manufactures products that are vital to the everyday health and well-being of our nation, which is why the Department of Homeland Security designated the chemical industry as critical infrastructure.

Within months of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, ACC created a stringent, mandatory security program called the Responsible Care® Security Code. Since 9/11/2001, ACC members have invested heavily under the Security Code to further enhance site, transportation, and cyber security at their facilities. The Security Code has become a gold standard for the industry and served as a model for regulatory programs.

$27 Billion invested by ACC member companies to further enhance facility security since Sept. 11, 2001
5X Better worker safety rate from Responsible Care companies than the U.S. manufacturing sector as a whole

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