SHE

Our SHE Policy

Excellence in safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance is one of INEOS' core values. At INEOS Olefins and Polymers we care about the impact we have on the community and the environment.

INEOS is about achieving its goals but never at the expense of working safely and operating responsibly. 

We are committed to safeguarding the health and safety of our employees, the communities in which we operate and the users of our products. Because we take this commitment seriously, our team is trained to work safely and operate responsibly in all our manufacturing and distribution activities. We strive for a workplace in which no one is hurt, there are no community or customer complaints, we have no breach in our permits to operate, and we are in compliance with all laws and regulations. We share the fundamental belief that all SHE incidents can and will be prevented, and we hold each other responsible for our performance in these areas.

REACH

INEOS is committed to fulfilling its REACH obligations under its commitments to responsible care, free trade and in limiting risks of exposure to chemicals for health and the environment. Its businesses have successfully registered those substances which it manufactures or imports required by the first and second deadlines of 30th November 2010 and 31st May 2013 respectively. It continues to work to meet the 2018 deadline requirements and, where relevant, work on activities pertaining to dossier and substance evaluation and authorisation. If you have specific questions regarding REACH for the substance you purchase from INEOS, please contact the specific INEOS business.

Important information:

  • Polymers are exempt of registration
  • However, their raw materials must all be registered
  • INEOS is committed to fully respect this new legislation and will only use fully REACH compliant raw materials
  • For more information, contact us

Alternatively, click on the link below to view INEOS Olefins & Polymers latest REACH update:

REACH Update

Culture of Safety

It is the responsibility of everyone at INEOS to ensure the highest standards of health and safety in everything that we do. Our commitment to safety starts at the top, with the Executive Board of each INEOS business being responsible for safety performance. All employees and contractors receive extensive safety training, participate in safety teams, contribute to incident learning, and suggest ongoing improvements in safety standards and procedures.

The INEOS safety principles define what is expected of all our employees, contractors and businesses on a day-to-day basis. Each INEOS business is measured on its adherence to the principles and on its performance against specific safety targets. Safety performance is also linked to our employee bonus scheme, which further helps to embed a safety culture.

We focus our attention on safety in both the processes we apply and the behaviour we expect.

Systems and operational procedures have safety built in to ensure the plant and equipment is being operated properly. Any changes in processes or procedures are subject to a risk assessment and, if necessary, a hazard study to analyse any potential safety risks or impacts. We have strict emergency procedures and if required, the plant will be shut down completely until an issue can be fully resolved. 

Everyone has responsibility for ensuring a safe working environment for themselves and their co-workers, and speaking up about safety issues is encouraged. This extends to incentivising employees to report near misses. We can learn from these, and put in place corrective action to ensure such incidents are never repeated.

The success of our business depends on ensuring a safe environment for our staff and the wider community around each of our sites, which is why safety is our highest priority.

Performance and Reporting

To achieve our objective of “zero injuries”, INEOS requires all employees and contractors who work under our control to adhere and contribute to the ongoing development of our strict safety, health and environmental standards and procedures. 

By making safety, health and the environment an integral part of our business we encourage a culture of continuous improvement across all activities in all locations.

INEOS Group CLASSIFIED injury Rate (employees and contractors) – see below:

Product Stewardship Information

To download SDS & Regulatory Certificate, please follow instructions below:

  1. www.ineos.com/Products/
  2. In the field “Search products, e.g. ABS, Lustran®...” type grade’s name + enter
  3. Click on “+”
  4. Click on “SDS" below "SDS & Regulatory Certificates”
  5. You can access to SDS in different languages and also (to the right) to Regulatory Certificate (by clicking on "certificate")

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