DuPont Avon plant awarded ACC’s Responsible Care certificate

The MECS catalyst production site is recognized for prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses

The DuPont Clean Technologies (DuPont) Avon plant in Martinez, CA, has been awarded the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care certificate of excellence in recognition of its prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses in 2019. The site manufactures MECS catalyst for the sulfuric acid industry which has been in production at this site since 1970.

DuPont recorded zero fatalities, zero days away from work cases, and zero job transfer or restriction cases at the plant last year for both employees and contractors.

The company places the utmost emphasis on safety and has a strong safety culture that encourages and embraces ideas for continual improvement. Its committed to protecting the safety and health of employees, contractors, customers and the people in the communities where they operate.

“I am proud of the Avon team for its safety record and the efforts made by each and every employee to ensure a safe work environment,” said Eli Ben-Shoshan, global business leader, DuPont Clean Technologies.

The Avon site also received the accolade in 2018.

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