WACKER Nanjing Site Hold “Open-to-Public and Safety Day” with Jiangbei Emergency Management Bureau

Nanjing/Shanghai, Jun 24, 2020

WACKER and the Emergency Management Bureau (EMB) of Nanjing Jiangbei New Area, jointly held an “Open-to-Public and Safety Dayˮ event at WACKER’s Nanjing production site. The activities included safety topic discussion, emergency scenario experience and product application display. About 70 people participated in the event, such as representatives from Nanjing Emergency Management Bureau, several departments of Jiangbei New Area, a number of company and community delegates from Jiangbei New Area.

A WACKER employee is demonstrating how to wear a self-contained positive pressure air breathing apparatus. (Photo: WACKER)

In the safety topic discussion, WACKER experts introduced the typical operation risk identification and control management in front of its three major production devices. In the emergency scenario experience session, people learnt emergency responses. In addition, WACKER also showcased its product application, such as disinfecting wipes made of VAE dispersions from the site. Yu Xiaofei, director of Jiangbei New Area joined EMB the attendees at the WACKER Nanjing site.

“Rigorous management systems and latest Responsible Care® related technology are employed here to ensure our production safety and environment protection.” said Frank Shen, director of WACKER Nanjing Site, during the event, “Today’s Open-to-Public and Safety Day Event, jointly held with Jiangbei New Area Emergency Management Bureau, is an important opportunity not only for us to demonstrate WACKER’s technology and efforts towards safety, but also to enhance communication between the company and the neighborhood for a harmonious community development.ˮ

Staff from fire brigade of Jiangbei New Area is demonstrating how to use a door opener during emergency. (Photo: WACKER)

Yu Xiaofei, director of Jiangbei New Area EMB pointed out, “Open Day event allows the public to enter into the chemical companies in the Jiangbei New Area and experience their features in safety, health, environmental protection and innovation. Meanwhile, it also inspires the chemical companies to further enhance their safety management level and pushes forward the continuous improvement of the safety performance of Jiangbei New Area.”

Since the inauguration in 2009, WACKER Nanjing production site has been keeping an outstanding record in terms of safety and environment protection in the past 10 years, Loss Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) far below the chemical industry average. The company put eliminating accident potential a high priority of its safety management. In 2019, it achieved excellent safety performance of zero chemical injuries and zero WACKER process safety related incidents. Meanwhile, it is recognized by the local government as “2019 Good Safety Production Unit in Jiangbei District“. Last year, the energy consumption per unit produced at WACKER Nanjing site reduced by 7.1%.


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