2019 safety focusDenver City: June 25 Monahans: June 27houma: july 22 & 29

Safety Slogan Winner


By: Issac Dantin

Bounty Fontenot’s slogan H.A.B.I.T. (Hazard Assessment Before Initiating Tasks) is the winner of our 2019 safety slogan contest. Bounty is a senior account manager based out of the Lafayette office and began his career at Danos in 2015. H.A.B.I.T. will be used throughout the year to challenge us to put an end to bad habits and develop good ones as it pertains to safety. Read More...

Stop Work Authority Challenge and Debate


By: Matt Kelso

Pat Gipson, FPSO Turritella mechanic technician, was working with a crew to change out a hydraulic accumulator on an operating pressure system. Once the accumulator was installed and the crew filled it with nitrogen to the correct pounds per square inch (approx. 3000 PSI), the crew noticed a leak on one of the oil-side fittings of the accumulator. Pat used stop work authority and explained that. Read More...

Promotion for John Able


By: Issac Dantin

Please join us in congratulating John Able on his promotion to Permian Safety Manager. In his new role, John will be Danos’ first Safety Manager in that region. He will manage our current safety specialists who are supporting our various product lines. Read More...

HOS Port Celebrates Nine Years Incident-Free


By: The Pipeline

​HOS Port recently celebrated the milestone of nine years without a recordable incident. Within this time frame, an average of 22 personnel worked 24/7 for 365 days per year logging 422,000 man-hours. At one of the two celebratory lunches Read More...

Nearby Vessel Taking On Water


By: Seth Duhon

Recently, Production Operator Greg Johnston, Jr. heard a “Mayday” call come across the radio at 2 a.m. from a jack-up boat that was in the area servicing a different platform. The boat was experiencing a sudden leg malfunction, causing it to take on water...Read more Read More...

Shell SEC Employee of the Month


By: Matt Schexnayder

Danos Central Receiving Specialist Brock Danos noticed that a mechanic from a 3rd party vendor did not look well. The mechanic said he wasn’t feeling too well but would be ok. Brock used better judgment determining that the individual was not fit for duty. Read More...

Significant Stop Work by Sergio


By: The Pipeline

Roustabout Sergio Flores recently used stop work authority when his team noticed a crew working for another third-party contractor digging out a deep ditch without using a life line and harness. Read More...

Winter Driving Safety


By: Wren Lemmon, CSP, OHST

This time of the year brings about some significant additional hazards with regards to driving. In order to truly be safe, you have to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control your outcomes. Please share this alert with your work groups, and consider the safeguards you are taking daily to lessen the exposure of becoming just another unfortunate motor vehicle accident statistic this time of year. Read More...

Think Before You Fry


By: David Gravois

According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), about 4,300 house fires are started on Thanksgiving every year, accounting for 15 deaths and almost $27 million in property damage, many of them due to deep fried turkey accidents. Learn hazards to avoid when frying a turkey from Duck Dynasty's very own Jase and Si. Read More...

No Recordables In Four Years With EP Energy


By: The Pipeline

The team working with EP Energy in Eagle Ford (Texas) recently worked 4 years, 151,673 man-hours, with no recordables. Operations Manager Rene Vidrine is very proud of his team, but cautions them to continue to take it one day at a time one task at a time... Read More...