Over 450,000 workers were employed in the oil and gas extraction and support industries in 2011. These workers are engaged in many different industrial processes needed to successfully drill and service a well. These processes frequently require the use of specialized equipment and specialized work crews.
From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job-a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries. Safety and health hazards and dangerous conditions that can result in fatalities for oil and gas workers include:
Struck-By/ Caught-In/ Caught-Between
Explosions and Fires
Three Sixty Safety can provide information and resources to provide help which workers and employers can use to identify and eliminate hazards in their workplace. 586.778.9900 www.threesixtysafety.com
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