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How Lower Gas Prices Influence Occupational Safety in Oil and Gas Industry
Jan 9th 2017

How Lower Gas Prices Influence Occupational Safety in Oil and Gas Industry

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average retail price of regular gasoline in the US was $2.24/gallon on August 29, 2016, (the lowest price on Monday before Labor Day since 2004). In spite of the fact that gasoline consumption has been robust in such countries as India, China, and the U.S.A., growth in supply has been steadily outpacing consumption start … read more
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
May 4th 2016

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Did you know that 32.3 percent of U.S. firms in construction, maintenance, and repair, personal and laundry services are Mexican-owned? The first week of May is a tribute to Mexican companies, investors, talented and industrious workers, and the Mexican culture. On May 5th Mexican-American workers celebrate the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Being not … read more
5 Most Important Safety Guidelines for Skilled Trades Workers
Mar 7th 2016

5 Most Important Safety Guidelines for Skilled Trades Workers

By Kathy Jackson Many skilled trades workers face great risk of injury on the job. Working conditions may involve extreme temperatures, great heights, heavy tools and machinery or various distractions. Extra care is necessary to avoid accidents. Here are five safety guidelines, recommended by Safetyblog and the report on the Golden Rules of Occupational Safety, to help reduce incidents … read more