In a two page memorandum from the desk of Samuel J. Booth—Reliability Center Manager at INVISTA in Victoria, TX—comes an emphatic “thank you” to James Sierra and the team at the Victoria site for their hard work on a turnaround in the 2nd Quarter.
Please join us in congratulating the 6 HydroChem branches that finished 2016 with no OSHA recordable incidents, and the 29 HydroChem branches who experienced no OSHA recordable incidents and no MVAs in 2016!
INSIDE THIS ISSUE Recognizing Our Employees: 2 Recognizing Our Employees: 3 Recognizing Our Employees Situational Awareness: 4 Making the MOST of Our Pre-Task Preparation: 5 Driver’s Spotlight: 6
Industrial cleaning leader HydroChem, opens new facility in Beaumont, TX
Greg Rice, president and COO of HydroChem LLC, recently sat down with BIC Magazine to discuss HydroChem’s new off-site exchanger cleaning, inspection and repair facility in Beaumont, Texas, slated to open in September for the fall turnaround season.
On July 23rd, 2015, HydroChem was presented with the 2015 CPChem Contractor Safety Excellence Award from the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company at the 5th Annual Contractor’s Safety Forum in the Woodlands. This is the fifth consecutive year that HydroChem has been recognized for outstanding safety performance in the CPChem’s facilities.
HydroChem introduces a series of educational seminars that will run throughout the summer of 2015. These engaging roundtables are designed to educate you on the benefits of hydroblasting automation and the capabilities of our Technology Center.
“We are extremely honored to receive this prestigious award. The Houston Business Roundtable Award has long been considered the benchmark for Safety Excellence throughout the refining and petrochemical industry.” Tim Bonvillian – Senior Vice President HSE&T
Meet the Newest Member of Our Fleet! We are excited to announce the completion of our new Technology Trailer. It is designed to showcase how we at HydroChem are perfecting the art of hydroblasting automation. The newest advances in tube cleaning, line cleaning and surface cleaning are highlighted alongside our AXYs indexing systems and our unrivaled high horsepower abilities. Our Technology Trailer allows us to bring our automated advances to you.
Please join me in congratulating our branch in Sweeney, TX (SWX) for being this year’s recipient of the President’s Safety Excellence Award. This branch under the Leadership of Jonathan Lukas and his team has worked over 3 and a half years and 650,000 work hours without an OSHA Injury. In addition they have exhibited excellence the implementation of our safety processes which predicates the positive results.
Please join me in congratulating everyone at this branch.