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Flint Hills Resources Employees Go 10 Years With No Serious Injuries

A decade with no injuries resulting in time away from work

Employees of Flint Hills Resources extended their string of consecutive days without a lost-time injury to 3,652 – 10 years – on Dec. 23.

“During this holiday season, I, along with everyone in the Flint Hills Resources family, am giving thanks for continuing our safe work record,” said Phil Gaarder, vice president and manufacturing manager for Flint Hills Resources. “More than 900 dedicated individuals do their jobs with a focus on safety – they know that comes first and I am proud to be part of this team. There are very few facilities of this size that have achieved such a milestone. ”

Both the East and West plants within the Corpus Christi refining complex have earned STAR certification in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs – its top workplace safety designation. The original certification was earned in 2000.

have also received the Gold, Merit and Safety Achievement awards from the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association for their outstanding safety performance.


Flint Hills Resources, a leading refining and petrochemical company, has operations in Texas, Alaska,
Minnesota, Illinois and Michigan. Flint Hills employs about 3,500, including about 900 in Corpus Christi.