Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities
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Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-Year Report: January 1, 2014–June 30, 2014
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.
Fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers, and related equipment
A new hazard alert explains how to prevent fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers, and related equipment.
Source: Steps Network
Oil & Gas Extraction's Fatality Rate 7 Times Higher Than U.S. Average
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.