Simplot methodically embraces ResponsibleAg

Simplot methodically embraces ResponsibleAg

"Simplot Grower Solutions announces the first five facilities to be certified through ResponsibleAg for Safety organization and leadership within agricultural retail facilities.

The Hanford, Firebaugh, Five Points, Colusa, and Madera, CA, operations have been audited and certified as compliant with all federal environmental, health, safety, and security rules regarding safe handling and storage of fertilizer products.

“Simplot’s facilities take safety and security very seriously,” said Dave Dufault, J.R. Simplot vice president and general manager, retail AgriBusiness. “This responsibility is not just about our employees, but a commitment to the safety and security of the communities we call home. I am incredibly proud of these first three locations for gaining this recognition on a job well done.”

ResponsibleAg is a non-profit industry-led organization founded in the U.S. in 2014 to promote the safe storage and handling of fertilizers. Utilizing on-site assessments, ResponsibleAg educates fertilizer storage and handling facilities to achieve and maintain compliance with federal environmental, health, safety and security laws and regulation."

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