Illinois Refining Division

What You Need to Know Before Coming on Site

No Smoking Smoking – Smoking is NOT allowed within the refinery except in designated areas. Violation of this rule will be cause for immediate dismissal.

No Drugs or Weapons Drugs and WeaponsIllegal drugs and unauthorized alcohol are prohibited on refinery property. Weapons and firearms are prohibited on refinery property except in areas as designated by local management with appropriate consent. All individuals are subject to search while on company property.

Facial Hair Facial Hair Policy – Beards are prohibited within the refinery. Mustaches and short sideburns are permitted if they do not interfere with the facial seal of protective breathing devices.

Cell Phones Cell Phones and Electronic Devices – These devices are not allowed in process units. The use of cellular phones while driving a vehicle is prohibited.

Safety Equipment

Standard Personal Protective Equipment – PPE required for entry into a process unit and/or tank farm areas is as follows:
Bulleted Dot Hard hat with chemical splash goggles attached
Bulleted Dot Safety glasses with side shields
Bulleted Dot Hearing protection
Bulleted Dot Fire retardant clothing
Bulleted Dot Personal H2S monitor
Bulleted Dot Safety toed shoes with minimum ¼ inch heel
Bulleted Dot Gloves on the person at all times with
ANSI/ISEA Level 3 cut protection in the palm, fingers and thumb.


Certain areas/jobs may require additional PPE which shall be worn in accordance with posted signs or as stated on the safe work permit. Contractor PPE is not provided by Marathon.

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