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December 2014 / Improving HSE performance

In recent years, Shin-Etsu has achieved a great deal in terms of HSE. We are determined to keep on improving and so it’s time to set new, challenging HSE objectives. From 2015 onwards, we will be reporting on our progress in this area. Here are some examples of what we have achieved in recent years:

Following our investment in dioxin removal equipment at the VCM plant, all post-commissioning emission measurements have been below the limit of detection. Shin-Etsu has also completed two major environmental investment projects in which ozone damaging refrigerants were replaced by environmentally friendly alternatives. This puts Shin-Etsu well ahead of the game when it comes to European legislation.

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