Risk description

An accident in connection with hazardous chemical transportation poses the risk of injury to neighbors or the public.

Prevention and mitigation actions

  • Solvay follows the transport safety recommendations of associations such as CTEF (Comité Technique Européen du Fluor), and programs such as Responsible Care®
  • Optimization of transport routes,
  • Global selection process for dangerous goods transporters, relying on selected and audited haulers,
  • Assessment of transporters handling Solvay’s “high concern dangerous goods”,
  • Dangerous goods safety advisors network,
  • Corrective actions, and
  • Worldwide emergency assistance from the Carechem (external emergency chemical helpline service) in the event of an accident.

2017 main actions

Pursuing Solvay transport safety program to reinforce preventive actions.