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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  • May 30, 2024

    Stay Compliant: OSHA HazCom Updates Workshop - Register Now!

    Join CCNJ on June 26th at 10:00 AM for an essential virtual workshop with Lion Technologies, focusing on the recently finalized updates to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom), effective July 19, 2024


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  • April 23, 2024

    CCNJ Welcomes 8 New Members In First Quarter Of 2024

    In the first quarter of 2024, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) welcomed 8 new member companies, comprising 2 Regular and 6 Associate members, marking a strong start to the year.


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  • January 30, 2024

    CCNJ Releases Agenda For 39th Annual Conference: April 29-30

    CCNJ is thrilled to announce the exciting line-up for its highly anticipated 39th Annual Conference, set to take place at the Ocean Resort & Casino in Atlantic City on April 29-30, 2024. Building on the success of previous years, this conference promises to deliver timely and thought-provoking presentations on industry-leading topics.


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  • January 30, 2024

    CCNJ Closes Out 2022-2023 Legislative Session On A Positive Note

    The 2022-2023 Legislative Session has officially ended, and CCNJ had a very successful end of year


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  • December 21, 2023

    From The Desk Of Dennis Hart, Executive Director

    As we bid farewell to 2023, I extend my deepest gratitude to each one of you for your unwavering support of the chemistry industry and the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ).


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  • December 21, 2023

    Empower Your Workforce With SOCMA ChemOps Training: A Partnership With CCNJ

    In September 2022, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) forged a strategic partnership with the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) to elevate chemical operator training and fortify a safety culture at the core of our industry.


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  • October 30, 2023

    CISA’s ChemLock Program

    Every day, thousands of businesses interact with dangerous chemicals that could be weaponized by nefarious actors. Do the personnel at your facility know how to handle or respond to an intentional cyber or physical attack on your facility?


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  • October 30, 2023

    CCNJ Welcomes 2 New Regular Members And 2 New Associate Members

    Since the start of 2023, the Council has welcomed 13 new member companies: 5 Regular Members and 8 Associate Members.


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  • September 29, 2023

    Navigating The Future Of PFAS: An Essential Workshop For Industry Leaders

    In the rapidly evolving regulatory and legislative landscape surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), staying informed is not just beneficial—it's imperative. Join the Chemical Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) alongside experts from LANGAN and industry representatives for a consequential follow-up presentation to our annual conference's PFAS experts' panel.


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  • September 29, 2023

    CCNJ Virtual Workshop: Empowering Partnerships Through CAPs For Lasting Community Trust

    CCNJ is delighted to announce a special online seminar, in collaboration with Knowles Communication Strategies, centered around the theme of nurturing engaged relationships and building sustainable community bonds.


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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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