Remembering Allen Danos

24-Jan-2020

By: The Pipeline

​January 23, 2020, marked the five-year anniversary of the passing of Allen Danos, Jr., brother of Owner and President Hank Danos.

As we reminisce the legacy that Allen left behind, we are reminded of the tremendous impact he had with his family, the Danos company and the entire community by living our values and purpose each and every day.
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Immediate Action Required: Guardian SRL Recall

23-Jan-2020

By: Issac Dantin

Pure Safety Group (Guardian), has communicated a stop-use notice involving a number of Guardian self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) that were identified as non-compliant and must be immediately removed from service. Please perform an inspection of SRLs on site and in use.

These are the part numbers and types affected:
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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...

Check out the Photo of the Week!

23-Jan-2020

By: The Pipeline

New to Danos, Senior Account Manager Milton Crochet participated in our new social media marketing campaign.

This campaign invites new employees to snap a selfie and upload to their social media channels while tagging Danos.

Welcome to #teamdanos, Milton!
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Danos Helps to Restore Louisiana's Coast

23-Jan-2020

By: Samantha Magee

​Danos is helping with efforts to restore Louisiana’s working coast and the environment by participating in Partnership for Our Working Coast, an alliance of industry and environmental partners, led by The Water Institute of the Gulf. Other members of the partnership include Chevron, Shell and the Greater Lafourche Port Commission.

This opportunity comes from planned Port Fourchon improvements to deepen Belle Pass that will result in millions of cubic yards of dredged materials. The partnership is working to identify beneficial ways to use the dredged material to re-build Louisiana’s coastal wetlands to support the environment, communities and the industry.
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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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Broussard & Lafayette Get a Facelift!

16-Jan-2020

By: Tara Morvant

Branding is an important marketing strategy that identifies Danos by name, logo and various other design aspects. It sets the stage for who we are as a company and serves as a link to our company values and culture. Read More...

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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Coatings Foreman's Forum

16-Jan-2020

By: Clay Carter

Last week the Danos coatings division held its annual Foreman’s Forum. 17 coatings and relief foremen visited Danos headquarters to participate in fellowship, fun and feedback. The group also attended a happy hour on Wednesday evening that included pizza, beverages and conversation among management and field leaders, as well as food and beverage vendors. We developed relationships between the vendor sales reps and the foremen who are in the field completing the work while enjoying the refreshments. Read More...

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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