IFA Global Safety Summit & Technical Symposium, Santiago, Chile, 8-12 April 2013
The event was organized by IFA and its member company Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A (SQM). 150 participants from 20 countries discussed responsible fertilizer production and best practices in the areas of Safety, Health and the Environment (SHE). Top technical experts from the industry convened to discuss innovative new production processes and share best practices. The conference focused in particular on SHE matters like product security, and employee safety, as well as technical areas like process safety, and methods to optimize ammonia production.
The 2013 IFA Green Leaf Award
for Excellence in Safety, Health and Environment in fertilizer production was given to Qafco
. The first and second runners up were Tata Chemicals Ltd
and Profertil S.A.