Just last week, the U.S. Department of Labor released numbers regarding workplace fatalities. On the positive side, the overall numbers decreased, but numbers for the oil and gas industry rose dramatically (up 23%) in 2012....more
Did you know that OSHA has a guidance document on its website for the oil and gas well drilling and servicing industry?
You may ask why this is important to know....more
In this memorandum, OSHA states that it will be reviewing the use of temporary workers during every inspection. OSHA has already been particularly interested in the oil and gas industry. In 2011, OSHA issued a special...more
One of the biggest fines paid in the history of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came from the oil and gas industry. ...more