Scaling the Great Room


By: Clay Daugherty

Danos' rope access and scaffold crews recently assisted facility maintenance with multiple projects at our headquarters’ office.

Our team showcased their skills high above the grand staircase and performed a window washing campaign in the Great Room. Scaffolding was used to

A Safety Moment with Shawn Wheeler


By: Shawn Wheeler

​Take a minute to watch the below video message from Senior Account Manager Shawn Wheeler. Read More...

And the Good Catch Award Goes to...


By: Jason Finstad

Congratulations to Eric Urioste, Danos lease operator for Chesapeake Energy, who was recently awarded Chesapeake's Good Catch Award. Eric used stop work authority (SWA) while on location when he noticed a worker not wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Read More...

Darrin Newman Stops a Close Call


By: Brady Hebert

​Thank you to Shelf Operator Darrin Newman for his great use of stop work authority (SWA) at his Arena location. Read Darrin’s submission: Upon dropping the JSA down to the motor vessel JB Foster, lightning struck within a mile of the platform. I immediately called “Stop Work!” Read More...

Danos’ Safety Management Tools Benefit All!


By: Nick LeBlanc

During pre-job hazard identification meetings for the I&E project at Shell Pipeline’s MCC facility in Houma, La., the customer asked to see a weekly behavior-based safety management (BBSM) report from all personnel on the job site. After discussing with I&E Operations Manager Shawn Portier, the team agreed to have Danos’ sub-contractor utilize our WATCH card platform to make it easier to generate weekly reports to our client. Read More...

Danos Named Finalist for COS Award


By: Samantha Magee

​Danos’ Safety Program has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Center for Offshore Safety’s (COS) Safety Leadership Award. As one of three finalists in the contractor category, Danos will present at this year’s virtual COS Forum on November 11, 2020. The COS Forum attendees will vote after the presentations to assist in selecting the winner of the award.

Fabrication Team Continues Safe Work with SWAs


By: Eric Hood

​The fabrication team in Larose recently had two notable uses of stop work authority (SWA) by team members. Read about these safety learning lessons. Read More...

Rick Keen - Unsung Safety Hero


By: Issac Dantin

Compliance Specialist Rick Keen has been part of the Danos safety team since 2003. In his role of compliance specialist, he has opportunities to promote safety and Danos on a big stage through the Center of Offshore Safety (COS). Often, Rick is the only contractor representative in many discussions and is also a key speaker via webinars. The COS is part of the American Petroleum Institute. It was formed nine years ago to promote safety in the oil & gas industry. The efforts of COS are focused primarily into four pillars. Read More...

Nine Years IFO at Shell Appalachia


By: Rene Vidrine

Congratulations to the Danos production crew working at Shell Appalachia on the outstanding milestone of nine years of work without a recordable incident! This is a tremendous accomplishment that the entire team should be very proud of. Safety is one of Danos' core values, and this group is proof that if we set our minds to safety and commit to it, then we can work incident free. Read More...

Cooper’s Color Code


By: Rick Keen

​Every day we leave our families with the intention of returning in the same condition. Using a few colors to reflect our degree of situational awareness may make a life-saving difference. I encourage my family, friends and co-workers to continuously seek out hazards. This simple tool will help you establish where your situational awareness level is at any given time. Read More...