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Health, Safety & Environmental

Hurricane Harvey in 2017 was a grim reminder that understanding the risks and being prepared for storms before they take place is important. Indeed, the industry's performance was improved thanks to pre-planning and efforts on the part of many... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Terminal operators today face ever-tightening environmental regulations and compliance monitoring requirements. In particular, facilities sometime struggle with Relative Accuracy Test Auditing (RATA) for Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) more

Maintenance & Reliability

Ask most petrochemical plant customers, "What keeps you up at night?" and the answer will likely come back related to compliance. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The EPA is taking the next steps in the Clean Air Act process...The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities... The NSC recently recognized the 2018 CEOs Who "Get It".. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Most boating experiences are positive -- the stuff memories are made of. But the most joyful times quickly can turn deadly if boaters are not vigilant about safety at all times. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Every company today has existing stories told throughout the culture, especially to those new to the group. How desirable are they, though, and who are the current influential storytellers? more

Training & Human Resources

After a busy and successful 2017, Houston-based Diamond Refractory Services, an EMCOR Industrial Services Company, continues its work in 2018 as one of the most sought-after refractory turnaround services providers in the country... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Shell Norco recently presented Greenup Industries with two awards during the site's annual contractor expectation meeting. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

There's good news and bad news for the Gulf Coast industrial community. The good news is experts predict no end in sight for the boom in petrochemical and refinery markets. The bad news? The labor shortage also continues without a clear solution. more

Training & Human Resources

Describing the series of hurricanes and flooding that hit the southern region of the U.S. last summer, most would say "unprecedented flooding," "unspeakable tragedy" and "unimaginable devastation." Another accurate phrase is "a learning experience." more

Power Generation

Employers considering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for their workforce must weigh many factors as they make their decision. Because an EAP addresses sensitive issues such as mental health and substance abuse, understanding how to best frame.. more

Training & Human Resources

EPA's enforcement presence has been reduced over the past several years. This trend will continue during the Trump administration as EPA redefines its relationship with states and tribes. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Protecting both people and the environment whilst meeting the operational needs of business is an important role and a key requirement of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in the U.S. Similar legislation exists worldwide... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Reliability Solutions was founded in 2003 by Ian McKinnon and Tim Dortch to efficiently and effectively train America's current and next generation of industry workers the old-fashioned, hands-on way. more

Training & Human Resources

Many of you remember when the movie companies used to say, "Coming to a theatre near you in living color." Today, black and white movies are in the past. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Individuals in the energy and manufacturing sectors often believe operational excellence starts with safety. But that is not the case at Total, "Safety is a core value, not a priority,"... more

An explosion on June 7 near Moundsville, West Virginia, on the Leach XPress pipeline cut off an estimated 1.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas transportation capacity out of the Marcellus region. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

It has been observed that in the safety profession, many practitioners do not proactively choose this career path when preparing for or entering the workforce. more

Training & Human Resources

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) recently released the 2018 Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index at CMU Energy Week... The second annual Safe + Sound Week will be held Aug. 13-19...The DOE and NAM... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Heat stress is the single largest issue facing safety managers when combating worker compliance. If the garments are too heavy, uncomfortable, too hot or don’t cool well enough, workers are far less likely to wear them compliantly... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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