4-Mississippi for Safe Driving

22-Jul-2021

By: John Able

​Check out the latest video from Shale Safety Manager John Able. In it, he interviews two employees who, at no fault of their own, were involved in serious accidents. The emphasize the importance of driving safely and staying alert. Additionally, Permian Area Manager Brian Gray introduces the 4-Mississippi driving safety rule.

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Work Safe Oath Element Spotlight: Confined Space

15-Jul-2021

By: Tito Lujan

What is a confined space? A confined space is any enclosed or partially enclosed space with restricted entry or exit that is not designed or intended for continuous human occupancy. The word ‘confined’ may suggest ‘small’, but not all confined spaces are. Some examples of confined spaces include tanks, access shafts, utility vaults, sewers, pipes, truck or rail tank cars, boilers, manholes, silos, and storage bins. Ditches and trenches may also be a confined space when access or egress is limited. Some of the defining features of a confined space include:

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Willie Wows the Customer

08-Jul-2021

By: Justin Yates

Offshore installation managers at BP Argos recently sent a letter praising Crane Operator Willie Comeaux for utilizing his Stop Work Authority on two separate occasions. The letter stated:
“BP MadDog2 is pleased to inform you that Willie Comeaux’s individual efforts are recognized for stopping the job on two separate occasions due to malfunctioning equipment.
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George Dupre is a Pleasure to Work With

08-Jul-2021

By: The Pipeline

​Power Generation/Electrical Services Technician George Dupre has been living Danos’ values. Recently, he submitted an excellent W.A.T.C.H card and also received a nice compliment from a coworker. George’s W.A.T.C.H. read:
“I was about to start the generator and noticed the guy helping me was no longer in the MCC with me. Instead of starting the unit, I decided to walk into the generator building and discovered the operator placing oil rags under the engine in an attempt to clean the skid.”
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Carrol Hebert Wins 2021 Hydration Challenge

24-Jun-2021

By: The Pipeline

​Congratulations to Danos Deepwater Operator Carrol Hebert for winning the 2021 Hydration Challenge! As the winner, Carrol received an RTIC ice chest and two RTIC tumblers.

In May, Danos held a 30-day hydration challenge to encourage everyone to stay hydrated during the hot, summer days. Employees had two ways to enter:
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Scaffolding Works 1 Million Man-Hours IFO

17-Jun-2021

By: Samantha Magee

On June 1, 2021, Danos’ scaffolding team marked 1 million man-hours of incident-free operations (IFO), as classified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

“In our work, I’m a firm believer that if you do it safe, and do it right, time will take care of itself. That’s what we try to focus on,” said Operations Manager Clay Daugherty.
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Great Call from Nick Martin

10-Jun-2021

By: Rene Vidrine

Pipeline Locator Nicholas (Nick) Martin made a great call and submitted a WATCH card following his recent work at an Oxy location. See his watch card submission below:
Comments: Last Friday (5/14) I oversaw overseeing the safe dig-up and crossing of two Oxy assets. Prior to observing the crossing, I performed a final sweep of the work area (using radio detection to verify marks are accurate and to identify any unmarked buried assets).
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Danos Featured in Fleet Owner Magazine

10-Jun-2021

By: The Pipeline

​Fleet Owner Magazine interviewed Asset Manager Amanda Worrell to discuss how Danos is reducing emissions, saving money and increasing safety through its partnership with Derive. Read the article, titled Calibrating Engines to Reduce Fuel Costs, Emissions, below. Read More...

W.A.T.C.H. Card Spotlight: Loyd Glawson

03-Jun-2021

By: John Able

​Thank you to Lease Operator Loyd Glawson for his recent W.A.T.C.H. card submission. Loyd witnessed a third party dumping five-gallon containers of chemicals on the ground. Read More...

Rydel Frederick Generates Confidence

26-May-2021

By: Bart Bergeron

While Power Generation/Electrical Service Tech Rydel Frederick was on location troubleshooting ignition issues on a gas generator package, he noticed that the pillar block bearing assembly was starting to fail. He immediately brought this to the attention of the person in charge, who notified the field foreman and production superintendent. The team took the unit out of service, ordered replacement parts and made repairs immediately to return the unit back to service. Read More...