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VI 2017 Health, Safety, and Environmental Award Recipients

Nov 2017

The Vinyl Institute announced the award recipients of its annual safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment at plant sites throughout the United States and Canada.  These awards recognized facility performance during the 2016 calendar year based upon federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), other regulatory permit performance, and the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory data for air and water. 

Susan Wade Nov 2017

The Vinyl Industry's Culture of Safety

For nearly four decades the vinyl resin industry has designed and implemented worker safety best practices and new technologies that continuously improve our facilities’ health, safety, and environmental performance. Our industry takes worker safety and environmental stewardship very seriously.

David Dunston, Jr. Jan 2016

Vinyl Institute Sponsors the Solar Decathlon entry - SURE HOUSE

The SURE HOUSE, Stevens Institute of Technology's DOE Solar Decathlon entry, is a sustainable and resilient home for coastal neighborhoods at great risk of rising sea-levels in increasingly severe storms. The Vinyl Institute was a team sponsor. This video features the vinyl applications that make this home energy efficient, sustainable and resilient.