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Seven Tips for Building a Stronger Safety Culture

Safety means everything to waterfront employers: a safe, healthy workforce is the cornerstone of their success. Over the past 20 years, longshore workers’ compensation insurance provider AEU has helped hundreds of businesses restructure their safety programs, and it has considerable experience in what works and what doesn't when it comes to safety culture. Based on that knowledge, the company has developed a list of seven guidelines on how to make any waterfront operation a safer place to work. Read more “Seven Tips for Building a Stronger Safety Culture”

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Storm Imelda Floods Communities, Disrupts Shipping in Beaumont

The U.S. Coast Guard is helping local authorities with emergency response efforts after Tropical Depression Imelda dumped dozens of inches of rain near Beaumont, Texas. Vessel traffic on the busy Beaumont Ship Channel has halted due to the severe storm conditions, the USCG said, and ExxonMobil's Beaumont petrochemical plant has temporarily closed. Read more “Storm Imelda Floods Communities, Disrupts Shipping in Beaumont”