The Elizabethtown site is committed to the principles of the American Chemistry Council’s
Responsible Care®. We seek continual improvement in our
environmental, health, and safety performance.
Sustainability and Environment
Sustainability and the safekeeping of the environment is a core value of Dow
Corning. We recognize the need to integrate environmental considerations
into all parts of our businesses, in particular: manufacturing, research,
product and process design, plant construction, and facility management.
We have identified the operations in our plant that will have an effect
on our environment, and have installed pollution prevention controls
that will keep our air, water, and land protected.
Community's Well Being
The Elizabethtown site is active in the planning of our community’s well
being. We have a representative of the plant participating on the
Local Emergency Planning Committee. Our site trains with our local
fire department, emergency medical service, police, and the hospital.
Employee Health and Safety
The consideration of the health and safety of our employees is another core
value of Dow Corning. We design our processes with the safety of our
employees in mind, we provide year-round training on safe work habits,
and we conduct internal inspections to assure that we have a safe
The Elizabethtown site offers our employees periodic physicals to monitor
their health. A blood pressure machine is readily available, and flu
shots are offered on an annual basis. Employees are given discount
memberships to local health clubs.
We care about our employees, families, neighbors, and the