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Toolbox Talks: ‘Human error’ and the downing of the Ukrainian airplane

About a month ago, we published an article titled Using Safety as a Tool or a Weapon? You can read about it by following...

Toolbox Talks: Chase perfection, but embrace improvement

Years ago, our company was brought in by a large, industrial client (we’ll call them ABC) to help them improve their safety culture. ABC...
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‘Seamless export’ key to south Louisiana’s economic future

The Port of New Orleans will play a considerable role in the regional economic landscape in 2020, says Port NOLA President Brandy Christian, as...

In case you missed it: Our five most popular reads from 2019

Can Louisiana handle $32 billion in construction projects from now through 2022? Who's joining the race for deepwater ports? Which Louisiana industrial service firms...

Toolbox Talks: 5 questions to drive change

New year, new you! You let things slide a little over the holidays and now it’s time to buckle down and start improving your...

Toolbox Talks: Using safety as a tool or a weapon?

I’m no anthropologist, but I imagine our ancestors didn’t make much of a distinction between tools and weapons. Their available resources were limited so...

Houma service companies are adapting to a new offshore reality

What started as a hobby for Shane Thibodeaux had become a small business success story by 2014. His boat engine service company, Bow2Stern Services...

Toolbox Talks: Is it a present or a problem?

There’s an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm where the main character, Larry David, gives Ted Danson a shirt as a present. Ted notices there...

Contractors must now evaluate and document crane operator readiness

There’s a certain vagueness in a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule that outlines requirements for crane operators, but one thing is clear:...

Danos launches virtual reality training and assessment program

Danos has launched a virtual reality competency assessment and training program for employees. Program development began in late 2018, and full implementation will begin in...

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