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How do you create a safe workplace? It starts with culture

Organizational flaws are usually to blame for a poor safety culture. Fortunately, there’s a lot an owner can do about it, and in turn...

Louisiana chemical sites earn safety recognition from LCA

The Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) announced the annual “Best in Louisiana” SAFE awards recipients at its 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, reports L'Observateur....

FBI warns of drone risk after detections at Louisiana chemical facilities

Drones have been spotted flying over Louisiana chemical facilities and a pipeline over the past year and a half, prompting an FBI warning last...
Freight

Number of oil spills in U.S. waters drops significantly

Oil and natural gas spills from tankers and pipelines in U.S. waters dropped dramatically in the decade spanning 2010-2019, compared to the previous decade,...

BSEE conducts unannounced oil spill exercise off Louisiana coast

To ensure that oil and gas companies are prepared to respond quickly and effectively to an offshore oil spill, the Bureau of Safety and...

GBRIA recognizes winners of 2022 Safety Excellence Awards

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance announced the winners of its 26th Annual Safety Excellence Awards during an April 14 banquet at the L’Auberge...

EPA plans surprise inspections at Louisiana plants

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Jan. 26 that it would conduct a series of enforcement actions aimed to hold industry accountable, reports The American...

As wind farm popularity grows, safety risk is unclear

Last fall, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a new initiative intended to make Louisiana a leader in harnessing wind power. But it remains to be...
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Louisiana establishes stricter rules for oilfield tanks after accident

Louisiana regulators have established new rules for oilfield tank batteries after an explosion killed a 14-year-old girl, and plan to identify all such storage...

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation last week recognizing October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Louisiana, reports KTBS. Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and...

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