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ExxonMobil Baton Rouge takes home top safety performance awards

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge has earned multiple awards from the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers for outstanding safety performance. The Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant received the...

Implementing OSHA guidelines for oil, gas employees could protect against liability

Implementing newly minted COVID-19 safety protocols from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could provide legal cover for Louisiana oil and gas companies in...

Louisiana launches ‘smart port’ initiative

Louisiana is launching a smart port initiative that will streamline operations and improve safety through real-time data shared by port administrators, tenants, shippers, and...

GBRIA issues new COVID-19 guidance for industrial workplaces

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance has issued a new guidance document for preparing industrial workplaces, employees, and contractors for COVID-19. Over the last few...

Toolbox Talks: How SpaceX and NASA don’t think about safety

On May 27, 2020, much of the world watched with anticipation as the SpaceX Falcon 9 was set to launch and carry two NASA...

How Louisiana industry is prepping for the ‘new normal’

Petrochemical leaders are finding they have a lot in common with other market sectors as they sit on the various COVID-19 task forces overseen...

LMOGA, NOIA seek COVID-19 test kits, equipment for offshore workers

The National Ocean Industries Association and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association have asked federal and Louisiana government officials for allocation of COVID-19 test kits and equipment...

Real and present danger: Industrial plants face a new level of threats from drones,...

Ed Flynn remembers the days when he could drive unencumbered—comparatively speaking—near an industrial site, or ease through the security checkpoint at the airport. That all...

Toolbox Talks: Safe behaviors and risk compensation

In skydiving, there is a tenet called Booth’s rule #2: "The safer skydiving gear becomes, the more chances skydivers will take, in order to...

Toolbox Talks: One size fits all … if you happen to be that size

The idea of one-size fits all is great in that it creates some uniformity and it’s easier to deliver just one, universal product. However,...

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