Harry Ford Enforces Stop Work Authority

23-Jan-2020

By: Bart Bergeron

While doing a walk through prior to starting work on top of a motor control center, Field-Electrical Foreman Harry Ford noticed some grating that appeared to be loose and improperly installed. Harry inspected the grating, and it gave way under slight pressure causing a potential trip and fall hazard. Harry used his Stop Work Authority (SWA) to shut the job down and immediately informed the operations crew of the situation. The grating was instantly barricaded off, and the entire section of grating was inspected. Read More...

Lunch & Learn on Danos Culture

23-Jan-2020

By: Samantha Magee

On Tuesday, January 21, Vice President of Human Resources Stacey Gisclair presented a Lunch and Learn on Danos culture. With over 120 employees tuned in, Stacey walked us through the journey of transforming Danos' culture and what goals we still have to work toward.

When Danos’ third-generation owners came to work in the business, they recognized that culture is nothing more than how we work together as individuals to accomplish goals. They wanted to establish a reason or purpose for the work they would do for the organization, one that was deeper than increasing shareholder value.
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2019 Watch Card Data

16-Jan-2020

By: Nick LeBlanc

​Danos BBSM Data 2019

On behalf of the Danos HSE team, we would like to thank each of you for your participation with the WATCH program for 2019. With over 14,000 observations made, this was one of most productive years regarding BBSM data submitted since the start of the program in 2002. Danos uses this data to identify both the leading and lagging indicators to determine what categories we need to focus on. Below is a list of both the top safe and at-risk observations made for 2019.


Safe Observations:

Communication
PPE
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Danos Coatings Crew Recognized

16-Jan-2020

By: Kim Dang

Our Danos coatings crew, led by Foreman Merick Chambers, was recently recognized by SPLC Offshore Coatings Program Manager Jeffrey Brown for exceptional safety measures used while on a job following the holidays.

While on SP 89 setting up for blasting, our Danos coatings crew began applying filter media to generators, one within six feet of a handrail over water. They ensured that all safety measures were taken and that the proper fall protection equipment was worn, including personal flotation devices. (PFD)
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Rope Access Transition Demonstration

09-Jan-2020

By: The Pipeline

On Tuesday, January 7, Danos presented a rope access transition demonstration for Shell representatives to view our new rope access service offering.

"Please let everyone there know how much we appreciated the efforts that went towards hosting us yesterday. The result of the demonstration was nothing short of exceptional. This was anticipated, of course, based on the caliber of your organization and what we’ve been accustomed to." - Shell Auditor
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Recognizing Jason Cheramie, Shawn Mefford, Ken Barthelamy & Ricky Labat

09-Jan-2020

By: Troy Gisclair

Several of our team members at Chevron Galliano Heliport recently received praise from Senior Pilot Brad Weeks for their attention to detail and excellent leadership skills.

​"I wanted to take the time to recognize four of the Danos ground support staff that work at the Chevron Galliano Airbase. Jason Cheramie, Shawn Mefford, Ken Barthelamy and Ricky Labat provide excellent service to our group.
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Jim Mason Recognized

19-Dec-2019

By: Josh Gravois

Jim Mason from our Danos construction crew was recognized by customer Equinor for his hard work and for adopting the Equinor safety culture.

"As we wind down work offshore for the pending holiday season, the performance of one of our construction team members has been brought to my attention.

I would like to recognize Jim Mason from our Danos construction crew. He is consistently identified as a high performer offshore and has really become a strong part of our offshore culture.
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Check Out the Photo of the Week!

19-Dec-2019

By: Hunter Pere

This week's Photo of the Week spotlights Peter Duet.
Peter is a Danos employee working at Fieldwood as a forklift operator. During his time off of work, Peter volunteered at Golden Meadow Lower Elementary School to teach and read to pre-k and kindergarten students.

Way to go, Peter!
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Spotlighting Lori Henry for W.A.T.C.H. Card Submission

19-Dec-2019

By: Shawn Wheeler

​I'd like to recognize Lori Henry, field lease operator, for her submission of the W.A.T.C.H. card.

Lori was traveling to work in a company truck when she came upon a crashed trailer that was abandoned. The trailer had an excavator in the lane Lori was traveling in, and when she noticed it, she quickly locked her brakes, avoiding a near head-on collision.
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Town Hall with Paul Danos

19-Dec-2019

By: The Pipeline

At the December Town Hall meeting, Owner Paul Danos spoke about many topics ranging from the year in review, strategic action plans and what to expect in 2020.




Show us how you Town Hall!

Employees from our Midland office gathered for a luncheon as they listened remotely to Town Hall.
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