Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities

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Jan 27, 2017
Motor vehicle fatalities among oil and gas extraction workers

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23246709

This PubMed abstract addresses "Motor vehicle fatalities among oil and gas extraction workers"byRetzer KD, Hill RD, Pratt SG.

Source: NCBI

Jan 27, 2017
Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-Year Report: January 1, 2014–June 30, 2014

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2015-239/default.html

This report was compiled by the NIOSH Oil and Gas Safety and Health Program using the NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) database.

Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2016
Fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers, and related equipment

http://stepsnetwork.com/member-presentations/file/HotWork%20Hazard%20Alert%20Final%209-28-16%252Epdf

A new hazard alert explains how to prevent fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers, and related equipment.

Source: Steps Network

Jun 01, 2013
Oil & Gas Extraction's Fatality Rate 7 Times Higher Than U.S. Average

http://ohsonline.com/articles/2013/04/26/cpwr-report-on-extraction-fatalities.aspx

This April 2013 Occupational Health and Safety article addresses MMWR published analysis of the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data for 2003-2010, which tabulated 128 deaths in offshore and on-shore operations.

Source: OH&S