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KERR-MCGEE CHEMICAL FACILITIES END YEAR WITH NO LOST-TIME INJURIES

 OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen of Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp.'s operations ended 1992 without a lost-time injury during the year.
 In the electrolytic division, the Soda Springs, Idaho, vanadium facility has recorded no lost-time injuries since Oct. 24, 1980. The Hamilton, Miss., electrolytic plant reported no lost-time injuries since Aug. 16, 1990. The Apex, Nev., facility has not sustained a lost-time injury since initial operation began Jan. 1, 1991.
 In the pigment division, the Mobile, Ala., synthetic rutile plant reported no lost-time injuries since Nov. 27, 1989. The Hamilton, pigment plant last recorded a lost-time injury Nov. 12, 1991.
 All five of forest products division's procurement districts ended the year without a lost-time injury. The Pennsylvania procurement district has reported no lost-time injuries since Jan. 1, 1966. The district includes Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia. The Tennessee procurement district has reported no lost-time injuries since April 21, 1977. The district includes Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Kentucky and Tennessee.
 The Southwest procurement district has recorded no lost-time injuries since July 28, 1978. The southwest district includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The Missouri-Arkansas procurement district has reported no lost-time injuries since Feb. 19, 1985. Northwest procurement district has had no lost-time injuries since its inception in April 1989. Based in Forest Grove, Ore., it includes Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado and Canada.
 Forest products' Madison, Ill., wood treating plant has recorded no lost-time injuries since July 21, 1987. The Springfield, Mo., treating plant has had no lost-time injuries since Oct. 10, 1988. The Columbus, Miss., treating plant reported it had no lost-time injuries since Dec. 19, 1988. The Indianapolis treating plant reported no lost-time injuries since June 29, 1989. The Texarkana, Texas, treating plant recorded no lost-time injuries since Oct. 2, 1989. The Dalles, Ore., treating plant last reported a lost-time injury Jan. 12, 1990.
 George R. Hennigan, Kerr-McGee Chemical president, said, "One injury is one too many. We're proud of the excellent 'injury free' rate at our facilities. At Kerr-McGee Chemical, we all work together for a perfect safety record. We all share in the success a safe work environment brings."
 This safety achievement comes as no surprise to the company which last year won the Lammot Du Pont Safety Award from the Chemical Manufacturers Association for the five-year period ended Dec. 31, 1991.
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 /CONTACT: Paula Davis of Kerr-McGee, 405-270-3240/


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