PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) has been recognized by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) with the 2016 Responsible Care® "Initiative of the Year" Award. This year's award recognizes FMC's implementation of its new "Process Hazard Level (PHL) Screening Tool," which is used to identify, analyze and rank process safety hazards across the company globally.
"We're honored by ACC's recognition of our new PHL screening tool. This unique way of managing process safety risks aligns with ACC's recent updates to the Responsible Care Process Safety Code of Management Practices and is already having a positive impact at FMC," said Barry Crawford, vice president of Operations. "The PHL tool is scalable, making it easy to share and have an impact on the larger chemical manufacturing community."
FMC is a member of the ACC and a proud participant in the Responsible Care program, the industry's premier voluntary environmental, health, safety and security initiative. Initiative of the Year is selected at the ACC's annual Responsible Care Conference & Expo by attendees who review submissions and speak to company representatives on-site at the conference. FMC also received the 2015 Initiative of the Year Award, in recognition of the company's TH!NK. SAFE.® global safety awareness and education program.
For more than a century, FMC Corporation has served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. FMC acquired Cheminova in April 2015. Revenue totaled approximately $3.3 billion in 2015. FMC employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition and FMC Lithium. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.
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