Security & Safety


The members of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey are committed to the proper management and stewardship of their chemical products. To that end we work in coordination with our federal counterparts to advance policies at the state and federal level that ensure the safe and efficient use of our products.

Security & Safety Related Position Papers

  • June 28, 2018

    COMMENTS: POTENTIAL REPORTING CHANGES TO THE TOXIC CATASTROPHE PREVENTION ACT PROGRAM

    On behalf of the members of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ), we would like to share our concerns regarding the attached draft “Annual Report Compliance Audit and Near Miss Handout” dated May 2, 2018, which summarizes potential changes to the Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act (TCPA) annual report requirements.


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  • February 9, 2016

    COMMENTS: “PLANNING FOR AND RESPONSE TO CATASTROPHIC EVENTS AT CONTAMINATED SITES” TECHNICAL GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

    On behalf of the members of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) and the Site Remediation Industry Network (SRIN), we appreciate the opportunity to provide comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on the “Planning for and Response to Catastrophic Events at Contaminated Sites” (Catastrophic Events) Technical Guidance Document. 


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  • March 31, 2014

    OSHA | Docket No. OSHA-2013-0020 Request for Information for Modernization of PSM Standard

    The Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) is pleased to respond to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) notice of Request for Information (RFI), Docket No. OSHA-2013-0020, published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2013 at 78 Federal Register 73756-73768. The CCNJ represents over 70 New Jersey companies involved in the business of chemistry (pharmaceuticals, chemicals, flavors and fragrances, petroleum refining, etc.). The business of chemistry directly employs more than 50,000 persons in New Jersey and is responsible for over $25 billion dollars in revenues in New Jersey each year. CCNJ members place high value and priority on safety and security for their employees, their workplaces, and the communities that host them. The CCNJ member companies are committed to continually improving environmental, health, safety, and security performance through common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, health and environmental research, and product testing.


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Security & Safety Related Chemunique Posts

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  • September 29, 2023

    Postponement Of Enterprise Safety Workshop To 2024

    "The Future of Enterprise Safety Workshop" sponsored by SafeRack has been postponed until 2024.


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  • September 29, 2023

    Join Us At The CCNJ Plant Operations Workshop: Igniting Industry Engagement

    We are thrilled to extend an exclusive invitation to you for the Chemistry Council of New Jersey's (CCNJ) Annual Plant Operations Management Workshop: Chemistry Industry Engagement.


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  • August 23, 2023

    Unlocking Opportunities: CCNJ's Exciting Fall Event Lineup

    As August comes to an end, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) is proud to announce a lineup of events that promise to engage, educate, and empower our member companies this fall. As a stalwart supporter of the chemical industry, CCNJ remains committed to fostering connections, advancing knowledge, and driving positive change. We invite you to join us in this transformative journey by attending our exciting fall events.


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  • August 23, 2023

    Call for Speakers and Presentations - Shape The Conversation At The 39th CCNJ Annual Conference

    CCNJ is excited to kick off the preparations for our upcoming 39th Annual Conference, scheduled to take place on April 29-30, 2024, at The Ocean Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. As we gear up for another impactful event, we invite you to play a vital role in shaping the conversation by participating as a speaker or presenter.


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  • June 27, 2023

    New Jersey Senate Environment Committee Holds Hearing On Senate PFAS Bill

    Earlier this month, the New Jersey Senate held a marathon hearing on <a href="https://pub.njleg.state.nj.us/Bills/2022/S3500/3177_I1.PDF">S-3177</a> , the "Protecting Against Forever Chemicals Act," which establishes requirements, prohibitions, and programs for regulation of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).


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  • June 27, 2023

    Chemistry Council Of New Jersey Advocates For Reauthorization Of CFATS

    In a unified effort alongside other Chemical Industry Councils (CICs) across the country, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) is actively advocating for the reauthorization of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).


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  • May 25, 2023

    The Chemistry Council Of New Jersey Gathers For 38th Annual Conference, Honors PBF Energy And Manko Gold With Chairperson’s Award

    Earlier this month in Atlantic City, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey announced the recipients of its prestigious Chairperson's Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement and commitment to excellence in the chemical industry.


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  • May 25, 2023

    Join Us At "The Future Of Enterprise Safety Workshop" To Enhance Workplace Safety!

    We are excited to announce a highly anticipated event that is set to elevate workplace safety to new heights.


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  • April 25, 2023

    CCNJ Staff Monitoring New Bill Banning Certain Products

    The Legislature has been on a short break for nearly a month.


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  • March 31, 2023

    Legislation To Study Microplastics Advances In The New Jersey Senate And Assembly

    Legislation that will require the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to study microplastics in drinking water was released by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee and the Assembly Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources.


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Security & Safety Related Resources

  • September 6, 2013

    Chemical Sector Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercise After Action Report

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC)-sponsored Chemical Sector Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercise (TTX) provided a forum to facilitate discussion and document roles, responsibilities, processes, protocols, and systems used to support an effective public-private response to emerging all-hazard threats and incidents impacting the Chemical Sector. The TTX was meant to validate and provide feedback to enhance the recently developed draft Playbook for an Effective All-Hazards Chemical Sector Response (the “Playbook”). As a joint publication of the U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (CSCC),1 the Playbook is intended to provide a standard operating procedure to assist the Chemical Sector in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from all-hazards emergency events.


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