The more than 1,500 oil and gas industry leaders, safety professionals, managers and workers who met last month in Dallas explored the challenges that accompany increased production in oil and gas drilling and discussed best operating practices, safeguards and worker training strategies.
Oil, gas industry uses movies to counter negative publicity
July 27, 2012
It’s “Truthland” versus “Gasland.” The American Petroleum Institute (API) hosted a film festival recently in Washington, D.C. during which excerpts from several pro-fracking films were screened. The event was a response to the critical-of-fracking documentary “Gasland,” by independent filmmaker Josh Fox.
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) yesterday issued a hazard alert on ensuring that employers in hydraulic fracturing operations take appropriate steps to protect workers from silica exposure.