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March News & Updates

Train Your Employees on Ladder Safety

Ladder safety training is an essential component of workplace safety for any job that requires their use. This training teaches employees how to climb, use, and maintain ladders, as well as safely recognize and identify potential hazards to avoid accidents.

To enroll in 13LADDER click here.

Not sure where to start? Contact us


Let's celebrate and support safety. Submit your nominations! Recognize excellence in safety performance among contractors and make a lasting impact on workplace safety.

Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Becoming a sponsor puts you directly in front of all of our members, industry leaders and decision makers!

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General Information & FAQ

Upcoming Safety Training

March 8, 2023

Crane Operator Certification Series

This program is designed to prepare participants to take the general and crane-specific written exams in the NCCCO Crane Operator Certification Series. The following Certification Categories are offered:

  • Lattice Boom Crawler (LBC)
  • Lattice Boom Truck (LBT)
  • Telescoping Boom Swing Cab (TLL)
  • Telescoping Boom Fixed Cab (TSS)

To enroll or for more information click here.

March 13-17, 2023

Certified Occupational Safety Specialist

COSS® is a training program designed by safety professionals for the entry level person, or for the experienced safety person who needs a refresher on safety. Its main objective is to equip employees who have safety and health responsibilities, with the core competencies they must master to be successful in occupational safety and health.

To enroll or for more information click here.

REMINDER: Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of eye health and safety in the workplace. Employers who prioritize eye safety can help their employees stay healthy, comfortable, and focused, leading to improved productivity and job satisfaction.

Click here for resources and ideas on how your company can participate.

Upcoming Safety Training

Principles of Leadership

May 16, 2023

A new course designed for both novice and experienced leaders, this workshop is not your basic leadership course. It is a life-long lesson on how to authentically relay expectations, planning, coaching, and accountability to maintain positive outcomes.

Contact us for more information.

Supervisor Impact on Safety

May 17-18, 2023

A new course to meet needs identified by our clients: this course is designed to improve the knowledge of first-line supervisors about safety practices and, critically, their impact on the safety participation of their teams.

Contact us for more information.

NEW: Self Check-in Kiosk

At the Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana, we strive for the best customer experience. We have added a self check-in kiosk at our Sulphur location that will allow pre-registered trainees a quick and efficient check-in process.

Click here to pre-register trainees.

Presented by: The Imperial Calcasieu Chapter

Your Best Training Solution

Live Online Proctoring

Secure solution to maintain integrity and deliver training everywhere.

  • Live Online Proctoring
  • Training Records
  • Legally Sound Record Retention
  • Digital Badging

Click here for more information.

Distance Learning

Certification when you want, where you want.

  • Flexibility
  • Accessibility
  • Available through Link System

Click here for more information.

Virtual Reality Training

13VRTVR Hazard Recognition Training

13VRC: VR Hazard Recognition Certification

13BRI: Basic Rigging & Inspection *JUST ADDED*

Pre-registration Required. Click here for more information or for a live demo, email info@scswla.org.

What can we do for your Training Program?

We develop engaging, user-friendly courses in an easy, accessible and flexible format, including professional voiceovers, infographics, and test banks. Our high-quality training offers consistent information, tests your participant’s comprehension, and maintains a secure record of results.

Email info@scswla.org for more information

What can we do for your training program?

Membership 2023

We hope you have enjoyed the convenience and ease of LINK as much as we have. To continue uninterrupted access to member benefits, please click here to renew or email info@scswla.org today. Don't miss out on your membership discounts in 2023.

PreQualification Made Simple!

We have upgraded and improved the PreQualification Form- "Industry PQF"

Schedule a demo, and we'll do the rest!

For more information please contact Holly Hassell at holly.hassell@scswla.org or visit our website.

GateCheck Site Security & Access Control

Is there stress or confusion at your security checkpoints?

GateCheck will ease your burden and speed up the line.

For more information or to get started with GateCheck, please contact us.

Additional Links

Defensive Driving

Distance Learning

Basic/Advanced Rigger Training

CF Industries, LOTTE to explore clean ammonia production in Louisiana

CF Industries Holdings Inc., the world’s largest producer of ammonia, recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with LOTTE CHEMICAL Corp. in a joint exploration of clean ammonia production and long-term clean ammonia off take into South Korea.

Click here for article.

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Proposed Lake Charles LNG plant poised to leapfrog over rivals

At least three proposed U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants have likely found enough customers to receive financial approvals this year, according to Reuters, developments that would make the country the world’s largest LNG exporter for years to come.

Click here for article.

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Louisiana joins 13-state offshore wind partnership

The White House announced last week that Louisiana and California have joined a pro-offshore wind development effort. The partnership now features 13 states, with Louisiana as the only Gulf Coast state.

Click here for article.

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