Dow Canada

Environment, Health and Safety

Vision of Zero

Dow is committed to the “Vision of Zero.” We strive to achieve zero incidents, injuries, illnesses and environmental harm. This Vision of Zero means our employees return home safely each night, our neighbouring communities are healthy and safe and our environmental impact is minimized.

Emergency preparedness and response

At all Dow sites, the safe operation of our facilities is the top priority. Ensuring employee and community safety and preventing incidents are the goals of our site-wide safety programs, which include everything from employee training and facility maintenance to emergency response planning and testing.

Responsible Care®

Responsible Care® is a voluntary initiative within the global chemical industry that promotes the safe handling of products from development and manufacturing to distribution and disposal.

As a member of Responsible Care®, Dow Chemical Canada upholds the highest standards in environment, health and safety performance. Our performance is independently audited, verified and published by the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada.

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Responsible operations

Dow Chemical Canada works proactively with governments, industry and community partners to address, prevent and minimize any risks associated with our operations. We are committed to safety and transparency. If you have any questions about any aspect of our operations, please contact