CSX Award Honors Safe Hazardous Materials Transport

Oct. 14, 2020
CSX Corp. recognizes 72 customers with the company’s annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award.

CSX Corp. recognizes 72 customers with the company’s annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials. Representing a wide range of industry segments, including chemicals, biofuels, waste and fertilizers, the award winners shipped a combined 218,000 carloads of hazard materials on the CSX network in 2019 without a release due to controllable factors.

“Our customers share CSX’s commitment to safety and help ensure that rail continues to be the safest mode for transporting chemicals over land,” says Arthur Adams, vice president, sales and supply chain solutions. “Through their diligence in maintaining their equipment and loading and securing their shipments, the 2019 award winners have demonstrated a relentless commitment to protecting employees and communities across the CSX network.”

The Chemical Safety Excellence Award is presented to customers who have shipped at least 600 carloads of hazardous materials on CSX during the year without release due to controllable factors.

Special recognition was given to three customers — Cargill, Kemira and Nouryon Chemical — for achieving 10 consecutive years without a release. In addition, 14 customers achieved five years without a release. They are Americas Styrenics, Celanese, CHS, ExxonMobil Chemical, Gibson Energy, Huntsman International, Husky Energy, Koppers Industries, Messer, Nan Ya Plastics, Norfalco, NOVA Chemicals, Pembina Pipeline and The Chemours Company.

For more information, visit: www.csx.com

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