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Toolbox Talks: Cognitive bias isn’t a thing; it’s a ton of things (Part 2)

Welcome back, or welcome if you’re just now jumping in. If you are new, or have slept since the last article, here is quick...

Toolbox Talks: Cognitive Bias isn’t a thing; it’s a ton of things (Part 1)

Not to pick on hospitals, but these things from that industry just keep popping up in the news. Last week the results of a...

28 students complete latest BASF TECH Academy

Twenty-eight area high school students completed BASF’s TECH Academy—a week-long educational and workforce development program hosted at River Parishes Community College in Gonzales. The program...

Louisiana gets Top 10 rankings in seven business and industry categories

LED FastStart was named the nation’s top state workforce training program for the 10th year in a row by Business Facilities magazine. FastStart, started by former LED...

Toolbox Talks: Error defenses are everywhere

Marty, a member of the Knowledge Vine team, and his wife Michelle have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first child: a little...

South Louisiana companies use virtual reality to train workforce

Imagine the immense responsibility on the shoulders of an 800-ton crane operator, installing two large, 150-foot-tall reactors along with a smaller one—weighing a combined...

Toolbox Talks: Human error in the news

People magazine published an interesting article about “human error” this past weekend. You can read about it here but this is the Cliff Notes version:...

Toolbox Talks: Procedures are a tool like a knife

If you’re reading this, then the title was just weird enough to pique your interest. "Procedures are like a knife? What kind of nonsense...

Toolbox Talks: Is it human performance or behavior-based safety that gets you Pro-Bowl players?

This article is part four in a series. If you want to check out the previous installments, you can find them here: Part 1...

Human performance and behavior-based safety: What’s the difference?

This article is part three in a series. Check out parts one and two. In a nutshell, here are the two big concepts from the...

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