Synthomer manufactures speciality chemicals using large-scale, complex manufacturing processes, consuming hazardous raw materials. As a result, we adhere to the highest safety, health and environmental standards across the business.
Synthomer’s Board, Chief Executive and Executive Committee are fully committed to continuous improvement in SHE performance. Effective leadership to deliver SHE performance is a primary duty and expectation of management at all levels in the Group. All employees are encouraged to participate in SHE programmes aligned to Synthomer’s three long-term SHE goals:
- To minimise any environmental burden created by our activities;
- To have no accidents or incidents; and
- To have no adverse impact on the health of those who work in, or live near our operations, or on the health of those who use our products.
Synthomer has introduced SHE Principles and 10 Golden Rules across all sites to directly target and improve the safe operation of our plants.
As a member of the Chemical Industries Association and American Chemistry Council, Synthomer embraces the principles of Responsible Care, the chemical industry’s commitment to continual improvement health, occupational, process and product safety and environmental performance. We manage all aspects of our activities so that we provide high levels of protection for employees, customers, the public and other stakeholders, and for the environment.