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Over Complicating Safety
Mar 11th 2017

Over Complicating Safety

By Brian Mitchell, HSE officer, and drilling consultant The rig count is climbing once again, and completions activity is increasing. Personnel who have been out of the business for a period of time and new hires are being put to work. With that, many are expressing concerns about restarting effective safety programs and avoiding serious injuries that come with the early stages … read more
Sep 23rd 2015

Personal H2S Monitors For Less

If your company needs to supply personal hydrogen sulfide monitors to its employees, now is a great time to stock up on BW Honeywell Single Gas H2S detectors. BW Honeywell is the leader in lightweight, reliable H2S detection so finding a GasAlert Clip Extreme H2S Monitor on sale is like finding $20 on the ground. If you have lots of employees, it's like finding thousands of dollars just lyin … read more
May 26th 2014

Oil Rig Hand Injuries

The bubbling crude needs more to get it out of the ground than a shotgun these days. (If you don't get this reference, you obviously didn't watch The Beverly Hillbillies as a kid.) Heavy equipment and worker injuries seem to go hand in hand (pardon the pun). Hand injuries make up nearly 50% of incidents in the oil & gas industry. More than any other body part, injured hands and fingers create l … read more
Feb 8th 2012

How To Choose A Harness For Oil Rig Work

Your specific job in the oil industry is going to determine what features a harness needs to best suit your work. However oil rig and derrick workers that live in their harnesses all day every day will also want certain features above and beyond the minimal requirements of safety. First of all, make sure you have a harness that fits well.  It seems obvious, but good adjustme … read more