March News & Updates

Gear up for National Ladder Safety Month! As leaders in the industrial sector, we understand the critical role ladders play in workplace safety.

Throughout this month, we're emphasizing the importance of proper ladder usage and maintenance to prevent accidents and uphold workplace safety standards.

Explore valuable resources from the American Ladder Institute and OSHA's ladder safety guidelines to equip your team with the knowledge they need to work safely at heights. Let's elevate safety standards and ensure every climb is a secure one!

Ensure safety at every step! Take our ladder safety course today! (13Ladder)

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Attention: Annual Contractor Permit Receiver Orientation 2024

The annual Permit Receiver Orientation at the Westlake South Facility is mandatory for Contractor Supervision handling permits.

Contractor Supervisors must pre-register through the Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana.

(code: 13WLCSPR) Click here for an instructional step-by-step guide.

To view the Annual Contractor Permit Receiver Schedule 2024 held at the Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana, click here.

To view the Annual Contractor Permit Receiver Schedule 2024 held at The WestCal Arena Event Center, click here.

For additional information, please call 337-436-3354 or email

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LINKmobile: There's an app for that!

The LINKmobile app brings an innovative and intuitive connected worker portal to your mobile device!

Visitors can access their digital badge, get real-time alerts for scheduled training and occupational health services, and access campus maps and quick facts.

Contractors can register and track personnel training and occupational health services on the go and get real-time activity and expiration alerts to utilize one-click registration.

Owners can quickly access GateCheck to scan digital or physical badges and verify that contractors meet site entry requirements.

When registering for training, please ensure you pick "SCSWLA Sulphur" for in-person training at our facility and "SCSWLA LINK Training" if you're opting for Live Online Proctoring.

Courses cannot be launched through the Linkmobile app! Visit to take your Live Online Proctoring courses.

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After-hours and Off-site Safety Training Services

Introducing our after-hours and off-site safety training services! Whether it's responding to emergencies like floods, hurricanes, fires, or chemical spills, or just unexpected need for training, we're here to ensure your team is prepared—even outside normal operating hours.

Please note, this service is exclusively for customers, plants, and contractor companies requiring emergency training support outside regular hours. Emergency situations demand immediate action, and we're committed to mobilizing quickly to equip your team with the necessary training.

Please be aware that these specialized training services may include a convenience fee. Contact us today to discuss your emergency training needs and ensure your team's readiness in any situation.

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Live Online Proctoring

  • Maintain integrity of the training process for best-evidence recordkeeping
  • Remotely proctor trainees by watching through online video
  • Legally-sound record retention with subpoena support
  • All training records are automatically stored in our database and available through LINK
  • Best-evidence recordkeeping captures the trainee’s photo and ID when proctored

Trainees now have more flexibility and opportunity to schedule training at their convenience.

Register for Live Online Proctoring courses via LINK™.

Monday-Friday 6 AM-6 PM (CST) & Saturday-Sunday 8 AM-4:30 PM (CST)

Calling all HSE and Plant Managers!

Do you work with outstanding contractors committed to safety excellence? It's time to shine a spotlight on their dedication and hard work!

Nominate the exceptional contractors who ensure safety is a top priority at your facility for our prestigious Safety Awards. Together, let's recognize those who go above and beyond to maintain a secure work environment.

Your nomination could make a significant difference, not only in acknowledging their efforts but also in inspiring others to prioritize safety in every aspect of their work.

Don't miss this chance to celebrate safety champions and promote a culture of safety across industries. Nominate today and help us honor those who make a difference!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Celebrate excellence and safety! Become a sponsor today—your moment in the safety spotlight awaits!


Lights, Camera, SAFETY!

Bring the spotlight to those making safety shine on and off the set!


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Secure your tickets to the safety spectacular! Get ready for a reel good time!

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Safety Essentials Suite

The Safety Essentials: Revolutionary reciprocal safety orientation, Safety Essentials (SE-SAFE), tackles industry onboarding challenges. Engineered for effectiveness, engagement, and retention. Over 360 exclusive sites accept SE-SAFE. Don't miss out—equip your teams with the best industry orientation.

The Safety Essentials Enhancer: Dynamic annual training updated yearly, tailored to industry feedback. 1.5-hour course for refining, petrochemical, heavy manufacturing contractors, covering common hazards and safeguards. Requires Safety Essentials completion.

The Safety Essentials Elements: The Safety Essentials Elements Library provides awareness level training across various topics in alignment with the respective OSHA 1910 and OSHA 1926 standard. Each course is approximately 30 minutes in length, and continues the same adult learning techniques utilized in Safety Essentials and Safety Essentials Enhancer. 

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Attention: Construction Underway

Front building parking is very limited during construction. Entrance to overflow parking lot can be accessed through N. Cities Service Hwy/ LA-108. (across from Burger King)

Please allow additional time for parking and walking to the building.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Establishments are required to make annual data submissions. The ITA began accepting submissions of 2023 injury and illness data on January 2, 2024. Although the due date to submit the information (March 2 of the calendar year after the year covered by the forms) has passed, establishments that meet the reporting requirements must still submit the required recordkeeping data through the ITA and can do so until December 31 of this year.

Safety Training and Development

Supervisors' Impact on Safety

Supervisor Impact on Safety focuses on behavioral learning using real life scenarios affecting non-safety professionals in high-risk environments. This two-day course provides a toolkit for trainees as they learn critical safety practices.

*To schedule a private class for 5 or more, please contact us.

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Certified Occupational Safety Supervisor

COSS® is a training program designed by safety professionals for the entry-level safety employee, or for the experienced 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.

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Group Training Available

Bringing Safety Training Directly to You and Your Team!

Our group training programs are designed to make workplace safety education convenient and accessible. Eliminate uncertainty and guarantee consistent training for your entire team with our Group Training program! With our expert instructors at your location or ours, you can ensure that everyone on your team receives a consistent, high-quality education, tailored to your industry.

Contact us now to elevate your team's skills and knowledge.

  • OSHA 10
  • Forklift Training and Certification
  • First Aid, CPR, & AED Training and Certification
  • Crane and Rigging
  • Defensive Driving
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist Series (COSS)
  • Principles of Leadership
  • Supervisors' Impact on Safety

ASSP Monthly Meeting

When: March 18, 2024

Where: LOTTE Chemical EOC Room*

Sponsor: BHP

Speaker: BHP, PRIME, Your Medical Home

Topic: Legal Challenges to Drug Screen

Lunch will be available - $15 per person

Click here to RSVP

*Travel to LOTTE Chemical -2200 Bayon D’Inde Pass in Westlake .

Turn onto Lotte property at the administration building. Then go towards Porter Hall but stop and turn left not right. Park in the parking lot across from the building. When you enter the building you will see a security desk, they will direct you to the EOC.

NEW : Print Receipts Directly from Your Dashboard

Access and print receipts with just a few clicks, right from your dashboard. For any questions or assistance regarding printing receipts, our dedicated support team is here to help. Simply reach out to us at or call 337-436-3354.


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

Simplified Electronic Collection and Management of Man Hours

For more information please contact Holly Hassell at or visit our website.

GateCheck Site Security & Access Control

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.

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Senators Propose New Bill to Reverse Biden's LNG Pause

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy and John Barrasso introduced legislation that would require the Department of Energy to approve all LNG exports, effectively reversing President Biden’s decision to stop new American LNG export approvals.

Click here for article.

Transforming Workplace Safety: Transitioning from Ladders to Stairs

In the quest for safer workplaces, one change is steadily gaining momentum: the transition from ladders to stairs.

Click here for article.

When End-of-Shift Means End-of-Life

Millions of people worldwide are dying on the job every year, and it’s only getting worse.

Click here for article.

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