CSX Lauds Chemical Customers for Safety

CSX has awarded 78 customers its Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail.

CSX logo 1The award recognizes customers that ship more than 600 carloads of hazardous materials during the year without a release due to controllable factors such as not properly securing valves or closures.

In a news release, CSX said that it works with its customers to ensure that hazardous materials are transported safely and to help train employees in safe loading and handling procedures.

“CSX’s commitment to safety – for our customers, our employees and the communities we serve – is the foundation of the decisions we make every day,” said Skip Elliott, CSX vice president of public safety, health and environment. “We’re honored to work with customers who share this value as we deliver safe, reliable rail service to move their important products around the country.”

CSX said many of the recipients are repeat winners and represent such industries as energy, technology and agriculture.

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