Environmental health and safety for precious metal refining
(GREENVILLE, N.C.) - Metallix Refining, Inc., a leader in the precious metal recycling industry, announces the release of its corporate social responsibility overview. The article discusses the environmental health and safety policies that are designed to protect the environment, reduce liability for customers and worker safety during the precious metal refining process.
“Scrap precious metals can be encased in tough materials, which may require use of chemical or thermal reduction processes to recycle and refine. Because of this, we take every precaution that must be made to ensure that the materials can be processed in a safe and environmentally sound manner,” said Metallix Refining, Inc. EH&S manager, John Forestell. “We understand the risks associated with recycling precious-metal-bearing scrap, and take our responsibility to protect our team and the environment seriously.”
Metallix works with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and International Standards Organization (ISO) to ensure that its policies directly comply with national and international standards of excellence.
In their latest article, “Environmental Health & Safety: Metallix Refining - A Corporate Social Responsibility Overview,” Metallix discusses the following topics:
- Employee health and safety, including process training and medical check-ups.
- Responsible neutralization of harmful gases and particulate capture.
- Compliance with environmental rules and regulations.
For additional information about Metallix Refining, Inc., and their environmental health and safety procedures, please visit the EHS Department page on the Metallix Refining website (www.metallixrefining.com), or contact them at 800-327-7938.