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Louisiana is the nation’s No. 3 employer of chemical engineers

Louisiana ranks No. 3 in the nation for the number of chemical engineers it employs—just behind Texas and California. But according to a recent report...
Culture

Billy Arcement: Create the right culture for safety

What do your employees react to or say about your safety initiatives? Do they love it, or moan when they think about it? Not...

Toolbox Talks: Target zero is everyone’s target

In our last article, we looked at why we are inconsistent when it comes to backing our cars into parking spots. We offered two...

Toolbox Talks: Wait a minute; back that car up.

When you’re in a parking lot or parking garage, do you notice that some vehicles are backed into the parking spaces? As you picture...

Toolbox Talks: How a fractured thumb can result in uneven hip bones

A 17-year-old female Australian cricket player went to the hospital with a thumb injury. X-rays revealed a fracture down the middle of the knuckle on...
infrastructure

Industry group: Capital Region seeing mixed progress on transportation initiatives

Over the past two years, the Baton Rouge area has seen mixed progress on previously recommended strategies to advance regional mobility, safety and economic goals, according...

Toolbox Talks: Tragic decisions

I recently had the opportunity to attend a short training session on hoist and crane safety. Rigging and lifting is not my area of...

Toolbox Talks: 3 questions to ask (and not ask) your workers

The way you ask a question makes a big difference in the response you get. When it comes to Human Performance and safety, you...

20 common OSHA citations and how to avoid them

At its core, the success of the manpower-strapped Occupational Safety and Health Administration is measured by one overriding calculus: the number of citations issued...

Turner Industries wins national tech award for its workflow tablet

Industrial contracting firm Turner Industries has received a 2019 Constructech Vision for Safety Award for Turner Tablet, an innovative technology system that allows crews...

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