Because Solutia Inc’s Chocolate Bayou Plant in Texas, USA, used lethal chemicals which could lead to death in 30 minutes or less, the company established a environment health and safety (EHS) model to reduce its total recordable injury rate (TIR) (Total injuries total hours worked) x 200,000) from an unacceptable 2.0 in the mid 80's. The company: 1) Developed an Environmental Health and Safety (ESH) model to capture all regulatory changes and non-regulatory issues; 2) Established an ESH depar...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy
15.4.6 Work environment, health, safety, ergonomics

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