A new grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has begun fulfilling its mission of providing funding to help communities improve their response to hazardous materials transportation incidents.
Hollywood spent $110 million on this film, which isn’t unusual for a disaster pic. But this film, directed by Peter Berg (“Friday Night Lights,” “Lone Survivor”) and starring Mark Wahlberg, is different. The disaster, a spectacular exercise in film-making involving literally hundreds of special effects and digital artists, is secondary in the plot to the muddy, nuts-and-bolts work of a very dangerous blue collar environment.
With unprotected nip and pinch points being prevalent in many workplaces, it comes as no surprise that many workers suffer hand injuries. Hand injuries range from minor scratches and fractures to catastrophic injuries such as amputation, loss of digits, or degloving accidents.
The IPIECA -- The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues --
and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) have put together a manual to help oil and gas companies effectively deal with disease outbreaks.
Bolts are failing on undersea equipment used in offshore drilling and the industry need to find a solution “sooner rather than later,” according to Brian Salerno, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
In August, the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) released a new report documenting liquids pipeline safety performance and outlining industry-wide efforts to improve pipeline safety in 2016 and beyond.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the International SOS Foundation have recently issued a guide outlining the aspects of safety, health and security for which organizations should take responsibility when they have workers travelling for work, or on international assignments.
Learn about incident management training, what OSHA’s new silica standard means to the oil and gas industry and more and earn up to 1.3 continuing education units (CEUs)/ 13 contact hours by attending the conference. Read More