Safety, Health & Environmental

Anderson Development Company is an active and responsible member of the community in which we operate. We are committed to the protection of the environment, health, safety, and security of our employees and other stakeholders. Anderson Development Company will meet or exceed all requirements for compliance with regulations governing the operations of our facilities.

Anderson Development Company is actively involved with community educational and outreach programs. ADC has on-site training facilities for our local fire department and emergency responders. We actively participate in periodic live and tabletop emergency response training drills. We also maintain on-site trained personnel that can react if necessary.

Anderson Development Company has been involved in supporting the community through a number of ways, including:

  • Supporting the Lenawee County Stubnitz Environmental Education Center (SEEC). Through the SEEC, thousands of Lenawee County students take part in environmental school field trip programs, teachers receive professional development environmental training, and the facilities provide weekly day camps and science camps throughout the summer.
  • Sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events.
  • Providing scholarships to students, including those who are entering into the environmental field.
  • Anderson Development Company is actively involved in pollution prevention. We endeavor to minimize waste and practice the 3 R's of waste minimization (reduce, reuse, and recycle). We use control measures to minimize emissions into the environment.

Employees of Anderson Development Company play an important role in ensuring safety in our manufacturing operations. We use training programs to ensure that operators are capable of safely operating equipment. Employees are empowered to shut down their process or take the necessary actions if they recognize an un-safe condition. Anderson Development Company employs highly trained professionals as well. There are a number of elements involved in our process safety management systems including: planned preventative maintenance, process hazard analysis, pre-startup safety review, and management of change.

Anderson Development Company is committed to reducing the risks associated with the delivery of our chemical products. ADC manages its distribution system to minimize the potential for issues that could occur.

Anderson Development Company is committed to providing a safe working environment. ADC maintains an active Safety Committee, which meets to openly review, discuss, and improve our overall employee health and safety performance. In addition, all employees participate in our quality, environmental, health, safety, and security "near miss" reporting program which is communicated throughout our entire company to promote awareness and prevent future incidents. ADC employees also periodically participate in job safety analysis (JSA's) reviews to identify and assess work place hazards. Anderson Development Company also sponsors annual medical assessments for our employees.

Anderson Development Company is committed to ensuring the security of chemicals. This includes meeting all of the requirements of governmental agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation, and the American Chemistry Council.