Valero Wins Four AFPM Safety Awards
Valero was recently honored at the 2022 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Safety Award ceremony where AFPM honors facilities' ongoing mission and commitment to enhance and promote outstanding workplace safety. Four of Valero's facilities received prestigious safety awards.
Valero's Memphis and Three Rivers refineries won AFPM's Elite Gold Award, given to facilities with safety performances in the top five percentile.
Additionally, the McKee refinery and the Wilmington Asphalt plant each earned AFPM's Elite Silver Award, presented to the top ten percentile of industry safety.
Each of the facilities reached impressive milestones in 2022:
Memphis: Zero employee or contractor injuries in 2022. Thirty-four months and running without an employee lost time injury (~2MM hours). Two years and running without a contractor recordable injury (~1.6MM hours). Five years and running without a contractor lost time injury (>5.5MM hours).
Three Rivers: Zero employee or contractor injuries in 2022. Two years and running without an employee recordable injury (~1.5MM hours). Thirty-three months and running without an employee lost time injury (~2MM hours). Thirty-two months and running without a contractor lost time injury (~1.5MM hours). Winner of the 2022 Chairman’s Safety Award.
McKee: Zero employee or contractor injuries in 2022. Two years and running without an employee recordable or lost time injury (~1.8MM hours). Four years and running without a contractor recordable or lost time injury (>2.8MM hours).
Wilmington Asphalt: Zero employee or contractor injuries 2021 – 2023 YTD.
AFPM's Safety Awards Program is part of a comprehensive safety program developed by AFPM's Safety and Health Committee to promote accident prevention. Qualifications for awards are based on records from the OSHA 300A Summary and API 754 Process Safety data collection. Valero's outstanding safety performance and recognition through the AFPM Safety Awards exemplify our unwavering commitment to safety. Our dedication to maintaining a safe work environment, implementing innovative safety practices, and fostering a culture of safety has made our refining organization a leader in the industry.