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Allison Satterwhite

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New Miner Training

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Jul 21, 2014 10:45:55 AM

Check-6 Mining is conducting a New Miner Training in Minnesota for 4 new mining coaches. We would like to welcome to the Mining Team: “Jethro”, “BillyD”, “Barney” and “Triple J”. The training will be conducted concurrent with Performance coaching at a Cliffs Natural Resource mine. Also in the picture are Thumper, Filthy, PX, Lawman, HoneyBadger, and Durk.

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Topics: Mining

Check-6 Speaks at 2014 Riggkonferansen

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Jun 16, 2014 1:03:17 PM

Jan Tore "JT" Knutsen, Check-6 Client Manager, spoke at the 2014 Rig Conference (Riggkonferansen) in Norway last week about continuous improvement and human factors.

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Topics: Safety

The Road to High Reliability

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Jun 12, 2014 2:18:38 PM

In December 2009 veteran drilling executive Kevin Lacy exited as BP’s vice president for drilling and completions in the Gulf of Mexico. At the time he saw significant planned organizational changes, a risk-heavy set of deep water wells, along with pressure to reduce costs. Four months later came the Macondo blow-out. Here he explains why oil and gas is far from being a “high-reliability” sector yet, and how we might start moving in that direction

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Topics: Safety

In Honor of Memorial Day

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on May 22, 2014 2:22:39 PM

Memorial Day is a time when those in the U.S. honor our veteran
war dead. It began three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, when the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. It was decided that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30, because flowers would be in bloom all over the country. The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant presiding over the ceremonies.

 

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Topics: Safety, Training Systems, Mining

Zawtika Charity Golf Tournament 2014

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on May 19, 2014 12:47:08 PM

Check-6 was a proud sponsor of the Zawtika Charity Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 10th.

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Wild Well Announces Joint Agreement with Check-6 to Develop the Next Generation of Well Control Training

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on May 6, 2014 11:47:58 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Topics: Safety, Training Systems, Mining

Check-6 Supports May 10 Habitat for Humanity Gala

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Apr 30, 2014 12:20:57 PM

Check-6 is proud to be a sponsor of the Montgomery County Habitat for Humanity 25th Anniversary Gala taking place on May 10th in The Woodlands, TX. Proceeds from the gala will help support Habitat’s mission in Montgomery County.

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White Paper: Driving a Project with Leadership & Experience

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Apr 16, 2014 12:18:19 PM

Authored By: Ted "Bench" Williams and Matt "Beav" Beaver

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Topics: Safety

Check-6 LATAM Quarterly Training

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Apr 14, 2014 3:01:03 PM

Check-6 coaches from the U.S., Brazil and Chile met in Santiago, Chile on 8-9 April to conduct Quarterly refresher training. The Latin American regional coaches support business development and operations in the mining sector, offshore and onshore oil and gas sector and port operations sector.

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Topics: Safety

Tulsa Chapter of the Project Management Institute

Posted by Allison Satterwhite on Apr 14, 2014 2:57:17 PM

Robert "Lex" Luthy, Check-6's Chief Operations Officer, presented a keynote speech to the The Tulsa Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI). His presentation focused on Engaged Leadership and Communication for High Reliability Operations.

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Topics: Safety