Training & Human Resources

The BCSP and the NCICS-SAWS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve occupational safety and health at workplaces; The NSC recently released a new report...; OSHA's comprehensive guide, "Training Requirements in OSHA standards"... more

Nov 14, 2017 3:39 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Brazed aluminum heat exchangers (BAHXs), are widely used in cryogenic fractionation and processing. Keeping them clean and dry and avoiding thermal gradients is the mantra for best operating practices. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Companies believe tools will miraculously solve all of their problems, but they fail to consider the entire context of implementing a new tool. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:27 PM Training & Human Resources

The extreme environments common to the oil and gas industries can make it challenging to provide safe and effective safety shower solutions. There are several plumbed emergency shower options designed specifically for use in various environments. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:26 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Promotions are not given, they are earned. Look withing yourself to figure out why you are being passed up for promotions and follow these steps. more

Nov 14, 2017 2:09 PM Training & Human Resources

BIC Magazine recently sat down with Westbrook to learn more about his management philosophy and goals for the coming year to expand into new markets and further empower his leadership team. more

Nov 14, 2017 1:49 PM Training & Human Resources

Skilled craft labor shortages negatively impact the budgets and schedules of current and planned energy projects in the U.S. more

Nov 14, 2017 7:16 AM , Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The union, which represents journeymen, apprentices and helpers working in the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and process piping industries, sought equipment donations to outfit the school and help with its apprenticeship training mission. more

Nov 10, 2017 10:34 AM Training & Human Resources

An organizations greatest challenge when implementing AWP is helping its employees face and accept the new changes. more

Nov 9, 2017 8:38 AM Training & Human Resources

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), a North American trade organization representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, strives to educate industries on plastic pipe systems. more

Nov 8, 2017 4:21 PM Training & Human Resources

In 2001, the NCCER pipeline program was developed in cooperation with the American Petroleum Institute (API). NCCER's program was developed to assist pipeline owners in complying with the Operator Qualification (OQ) Rule. more

Nov 7, 2017 12:05 PM Training & Human Resources

The Campbell Institute, the National Safety Council's (NSC's) center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management, has released a report titled "Visual Literacy: How 'Learning to See' Benefits Occupational Safety." more

Nov 7, 2017 11:29 AM Training & Human Resources

The Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) was developed by Southeast Texas petrochemical plants and refineries to consistently apply a safety protocol to the contractor community. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:45 PM Training & Human Resources

Lee College Economic Alliance event in Pasadena 2017

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Thanks to the profound emergence of natural gas, recent expansion projects within the petrochemical industry have stimulated massive growth and an abundance of job opportunities. more

Nov 2, 2017 7:22 AM Training & Human Resources

Eight strategies for how to approach circumstances effectively to achieve win-win results or at least better manage situations with coworkers, regardless of work style differences. more

Nov 2, 2017 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

OSHA's On-site Consultation Program, which has existed in some form since 1975, is one avenue by which OSHA provides the research, information, education and training to employers described in the Occupational Safety and Health Act (passed in 1970). more

Nov 1, 2017 12:14 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Humans create a lot of construction failure through lack of coordination and missed or delayed communications. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

As complicated as turnarounds may be, there are only a few reasons they either succeed or fail. The successful manager concentrates his focus on only five key areas. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

IMPACT has retained HazTek Safety Management, a renowned national safety and health management company, to evaluate contractors' safety infrastructure and policies to identify gaps. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Iron Workers' (IW's) Houston/ Galveston training center gives its apprentices a "Texas-sized" learning experience. Using the latest technology and subject-matter expert instructors to provide real-world experience... more

Oct 26, 2017 1:27 PM Training & Human Resources