ChemStewards® News

  1. 23 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that 23 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards® benchmarks, qualifying them for the program’s Excellence Tier. 

  2. 2017 Performance Improvement Awards Program is Back - Apply Today!

    The Performance Improvement Awards Program is a recognition program focusing on the five Core Principles in ChemStewards. When a facility joins SOCMA, it commits to the following ChemStewards Core Principles...
  3. Layer of Protection Analysis to be a Workshop Discussion

    A new topic has been added to the workshop for the National Chemical Safety Symposium on October 11th in Houston, TX.  In addition to talking about Operational Excellence in EHS, the workshop will also include discussions on the Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)  facilitated by Arthur M. Dowell III, PE Chemical Process Safety Consultant. Details below...
  4. Promote Your Facility Through the ChemStewards Performance Improvement Awards Program

    Every year  ChemStewards Facilities have an opportunity to promote their company through the Performance Improvement Awards Program.  Focusing on the areas of Employee Training, Stakeholder Communications, Product Stewardship, EHS&S in Planning and Operations and Waste Minimization  members can highlight specific achievements...
  5. Learn About the 2017 National Chemical Safety Symposium

    This year’s National Chemical Safety Symposium – hosted by ChemStewards®, will take place on October 11-12, 2017 at the Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria, Houston TX...
  6. Time For Annual ChemStewards Mid-Year Review

    Each summer SOCMA conducts a mid-year review of member participation in the ChemStewards® environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance improvement program and provides an annual update to senior management for informational purposes
  7. ChemStewards Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Performance Improvement Awards

    ChemStewards® is now accepting applications for the 2017 Performance Improvement Awards. The awards are a golden opportunity to promote your company's excellence to SOCMA members and clients, gain media exposure and join an elite class of chemical companies...
  8. What Does It Take To Become A ChemStewards Excellence Tier III Facility?

    SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program offers member facilities the ability to participate in an Environmental, Health, Safety and Security program using a tiered system.  Tier status is facility-specific and is determined by a number of factors including risk profile, number of exposure hours for employees, and internal company decisions about appropriate tier level...
  9. Application for Tier III Excellence Level is Extended

    The deadline for submitting your Tier III Excellence Level is extended until May 31st.  ChemStewards members can fill out the new Tier III application located in the ChemStewards Portal. This new process will allow members to  include their own company metrics for consideration...
  10. Register Now for ChemStewards National Chemical Safety Symposium

    Registration is now open for the 2017 National Chemical Safety Symposium – Hosted by ChemStewards. This year’s event will once again focus on process safety, as well as feature discussions with our Government Relations team and other key stakeholders on local, state federal issues impacting the specialty chemical industry. Register now
  11. Application for Tier III Excellence Level is Extended

    The deadline for submitting your Tier III Excellence Level is extended until May 31st.  ChemStewards members can fill out the new Tier III application located in the 

    ChemStewards Portal...

  12. A Strong Process Safety Culture leads to Strong Process Safety Performance

    A culture of safety has become important and necessary throughout industry.  One of the best ways to enhance facility goals is by sharing of best practices. The importance of process safety to the individual, the organization, and the community should be understood by all in the organization. Each individual should be aware of his/her responsibilities with respect to their process safety performance...
  13. Tier III Applications – Deadline Extended to May 31

    In an effort to assist members in achieving continuous improvement in their facilities, all of our members can now apply for the Excellence Tier on a voluntary basis. The new process is more customized and allows members to showcase the areas in which they excel. As facilities strive to go above and beyond, this new standard will encourage members to share their stories of exceptional EHS&S efforts...
  14. ChemStewards Q&A Page

    New topics posted on our Q&A Page. Help us spread the word and share best practices among fellow chemical industry folks. Take a moment to visit the site and send your comments/ feedbacks anonymously...

  15. Outstanding Line Up of Speakers at the 2017 National Chemical Safety Symposium

    ChemStewards will once again host the National Chemical Safety Symposium in Houston, TX, October 11-12. This meeting will focus on process safety, as well as feature discussions on legislative and regulatory issues impacting their businesses at the local, state and federal levels...
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