NIOSH releases official new video: Protecting Oil and Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors. https://go.usa.gov/xRwdE

This 13-minute video was developed in partnership with the California Department of Public Health-Occupational Health Branch (CDPH-OHB); special thanks goes to Bob Harrison and Laura Styles for their vital contributions.

Read More: PROTECTING OIL AND GAS WORKERS FROM HYDROCARBON GASES AND VAPORS- NIOSH

This report describes fatal incidents identified by the NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) database that occurred in 2014. The purpose of FOG is to collect detailed information about worker fatalities related to U.S. oil and gas extraction.

This report provides updates to fatalities published in the Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-year Report: January 1, 2014–June 30, 2014, and also includes fatalities from the second half of the year.

Read More: OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION WORKER FATALITIES 2014; NIOSH FATALITIES IN OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION (FOG)...

As part of our effort to keep you informed of new OSHA resources, we wanted to let you know about the release of the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool. The new app, available for both Android and iPhone, is a collaborative effort between OSHA and NIOSH to update the OSHA Heat Safety Tool. Since its launch in 2011, more than 450,000 users have downloaded the OSHA Heat Safety Tool.

Read More: ANNOUNCING OSHA-NIOSH HEAT SAFETY TOOL

NIOSH releases official new video: Protecting Oil and Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors. https://go.usa.gov/xRwdE

This 13-minute video was developed in partnership with the California Department of Public Health-Occupational Health Branch (CDPH-OHB); special thanks goes to Bob Harrison and Laura Styles for their vital contributions. The video’s purpose is to describe the hazards associated with manual gauging and fluid sampling on oil and gas production tanks and describes steps that employers and workers can take to do this work safely.

Read More: PROTECTING OIL AND GAS WORKERS FROM HYDROCARBON GASES AND VAPORS- NIOSH

New resources available to help protect oilfield workers.  https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/oilandgas/index.html

A new training module and hazard alert on protecting workers in the oil and gas industry are now available from OSHA. Both resources were developed through OSHA's alliance with the National Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. 

Read More: OIL AND GAS WELL DRILLING AND SERVICING ETOOL **UPDATE JUNE 15, 2017**

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