Ferro Receives Responsible Care Performance Award
- 5% reduction in OSHA incident rate for 2009
- 20% reduction in average lost work day rate over five years
- No fatalities
- 18% reduction in greenhouse gas intensity over 1990 levels by 2010
- Product Stewardship summaries available for 100% of high-priority chemicals
“This award reaffirms that the EH&S priorities we established several years ago also apply to Responsible Care,” said James Kirsch, president and CEO. “We are pleased that ACC recognizes Ferro as a leader for our continuous improvement efforts to safeguard our employees, our communities and the environment.”
The Responsible Care Performance Award is a new category in the ACC Awards Program. It will be presented during the 2010 Responsible Care Conference and Expo in Miami, Fla., May 2-5, 2010. The award applies to Ferro’s four U.S. chemical plants and their headquarters sites. The plants are located in Bridgeport, N.J.; Ft. Worth, Texas; Walton Hills, Ohio; and Cleveland, Ohio. The two headquarters facilities are in Independence, Ohio.
For more information, visit www.ferro.com.