The Chlorine Institute (CI) founded in 1924, is a technical trade association of companies involved in the safe production, distribution and use of chlorine, sodium and potassium hydroxides and sodium hypochlorite, the distribution and use of hydrogen chloride and the distribution of vinyl chloride monomer.
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The Chlorine Institute held its fourth Technology Symposium in conjunction with the 2019 Annual Meeting, which included table top exhibits, April 9-10, 2019 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston.
This year’s symposium included 50 individual sessions which covered topics ranging from lessons learned to innovations in technology in the industry. The Table-Top Expo provided industry stakeholders an opportunity to exhibit new technologies, services, and processes as they relate to the advancement of safety and security and to make stakeholders aware of existing technologies.
CI Comment Letter on CSB Accident Reporting Rule
Following a legal order, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (“CSB”) has issued its proposed rule, Accidental Release Reporting, which would require chemical facilities to report chemical releases that result in “a fatality, serious injury or substantial property damages.” CI responded to the open comment period with this letter.
FDA Warns About Mis-Information
FDA warns about mis-information from products falsely claiming to cure various diseases and disorders by ingesting chlorine dioxide.
The Chlorine Institute Core Values Series - Part V: Integrity
In this final article of the “CI Core Values Series,” I want to highlight the role “integrity” plays in what we do at The Chlorine Institute. It has been said, integrity is “what happens when no one is looking.” It is being honest and truthful when it counts. Here at CI, honesty is critical, especially when it comes to the development of our many safety resources.
CI No Longer Using Fax Lines
As of this month, CI is discontinuing use of fax communication. The main and individual staff fax lines will no longer work after July 31, 2019. Any documents needing to be sent without the ability to edit, can be sent via Adobe PDF. For more information on how to manage the permissions of a PDF document, visit the adobe website.
Occupational Health & Safety Magazine Features Interview with CI Members
To highlight the importance of respirator safety, CI staff member Robyn Brooks (VP, Health, Environment, Safety and Security) interviewed two long-time CI members about their experiences regarding the topic. Vic McMurray (Responsible Care Director, Olin Corporation) and Brian Dailey (Global Emergency Response Leader and National Pro Board-Certified Hazardous Materials Technician, The Chemours Company) generously provided several pieces of advice they have learned over the years working in this industry.
CI/TRANSCAER® Training Event Held in Toronto, ON
Click here to learn more about The Chlorine Institute Rail Safety & Hazmat Emergency Response Training event held in Toronto, ON July 9-11. Thank you to all the instructors who supported this event and our railroad partner, FESTI (Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute).