Safety

Safety: foundation for success

From supplying the refinery to serving customers, Valero is committed to ensuring the safety of its products. Valero meets the highest industry standards and ensures everyone's safety via prevention and when necessary, response plans.

Prevention

  • Compliance with applicable regulations
  • Accreditations and additional certifications exceeding established standards 
  • Regular emergency simulation exercises are held with all stakeholders
  • Strict and ongoing follow-up on standards, procedures and training programs

Response

  • Contracts with emergency response organizations in the event of incidents
  • Documented emergency measure plans, mobilization of emergency teams and access to response equipment 24/7/365
  • Clear and shared roles and responsibilities of transportation stakeholders in case of incident

Visit the sections about the Jean Gaulin refinery, the Pipeline Saint-Laurent and the Montreal East terminal for more details.