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  • Title: Contractor Safety: Texas Operations Contractor Alliance for Safety
  • Type: Text Slide
  • Content:

    • Results

      • OSHA recordable rate dropped 95 percent
      • Similar contractor safety organizations established at other Dow facilities
      • Contractors leverage expertise and solutions to improve safety performance
      • OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recognition

    [Includes the Alliance and OSHA logos]

    Speaker Notes:

    Contractor Safety Case Study

    Results:

    • The OSHA recordable rate dropped 95 percent from 1995 (when TOCAS was established) to 2007.
    • TOCAS was so successful that similar contractor safety organizations were established at other Dow facilities in Texas and Louisiana.
    • TOCAS has allowed contractors to learn from each other. They can more easily leverage their expertise and solutions to improve safety performance.
    • The Oyster Creek Division of Texas Operations is an OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) site. The other divisions are in the process of applying for VPP status.

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