Energy: Oil, Gas and Wind

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Mar 30, 2018
Oil and Gas Employers: How to Prevent Fatigued Driving at Work

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2018-125/pdfs/2018-125.pdf

Oil and gas employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees. This fact sheet recommends strategies for employers to manage fatigued driving among their workers.

Source: NIOSH

Jun 19, 2017
OSHA Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/oilandgas/index.html

This eTool can be used as a resource in identifying workplace hazards and providing possible solutions that may be relevant to their safety programs. This eTool focuses on land based operations.

Source: OSHA

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

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Topic Page Oil and Gas Extraction

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/oilgaswelldrilling/index.html

The web page introduces applicable OSHA regulatory requirements, as well as industry standards and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Fatalities in the Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) Industry

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/fog/default.html

The NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) is a national database that collects detailed information about fatal events in the U.S. oil and gas extraction industry.

Source: CDC

Jan 27, 2017
Oh&S Online: Below the Hook Safety – Oil & Gas Drilling and Well Servicing

http://ohsonline.com/Articles/2015/01/01/Below-the-Hook-Safety.aspx

This article, by Dave Terry, describes how many incidents in oil and gas drilling can be prevented by installing fail-safe braking systems.

Source: OH&S

Jan 27, 2017
Green Jobs: Wind Energy

http://www.osha.gov/dep/greenjobs/windenergy.htm

This page provides information about some of the hazards that workers in the wind energy industry may face

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Offshore Oil and Gas

http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/

HSE's Offshore Division (OSD) is responsible for the offshore oil and gas industry. Our mission is to protect people's health and safety by ensuring risks in the changing workplace are properly controlled.

Source: HSE

Jan 27, 2017
Safety Training Resources for Oil and Gas Industry Workers

http://www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/safety/videoresources/targoilgas.html

Free downloadable safety publications from Texas Worker Compensation Division on Safety Training Resources for Oil and Gas Industry Workers.

Source: TDI