The U.S. refining and petrochemical industries rank among the safest manufacturers in the nation – a claim that makes us very proud. In the past 30 years, our injury and illness rates have dropped to less than one incident per 100 employees annually, which is five times lower than the total recordable rates of the entire manufacturing sector.
Every day, AFPM members make products that improve our lives and contribute to human progress — including fuels like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel that facilitate access to vital health services, and petrochemicals used as building blocks to create healthcare equipment, devices and technologies.
This year, an estimated 179 million people i
Last week, the eastern seaboard of the U.S. was hit by the effects of Hurricane Joaquin.