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New guide helps refineries manage waste, minimize risks to people and the environment

IPIECA, The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, has produced new guidance on waste management for petroleum refinery operations.


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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

Safety spending shows strong sign of rebounding

San Diego CA -- “This year’s event is our biggest show to date, with the highest attendance ever,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC), at the annual National Safety Congress and Expo held here in San Diego.


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Safety goes vertical

San Diego CA - On the first day of the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego it’s apparent by strolling the expo aisles and talking with vendors that many are adapting an approach to the broad safety marketplace that emphasizes PPE for specific vertical markets.


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One killed, two injured at Louisiana natural gas pipeline

A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday morning while working on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the coast of Lousiana. Two other workers sustained minor injuries.


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Oil industry association to develop alcohol & drug program guideline

IPIECA – the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues – has begun developing a Contractor ‘Oil and Gas Alcohol and Drug Program’ Guideline through it’s OGP-IPIECA Health Committee, in collaboration with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA).


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Oil industry association releases health leading Indicators report

A global oil and gas industry association has issued a report based on 2013 data on leading indicators related to health management in the industry.


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Tesoro Refinery acid spill caused by loose fitting

Approximately 84,000 pounds of sulfuric acid spilled from the Tesoro Refinery earlier this year because of insufficient tightening between a tube and a compression joint at a sulfuric acid sampling station, according to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), which investigated the incident.


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Environmentalists: Keystone XL will accelerate climate change

A group of national and regional environmental organizations has  sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the State Department to be thorough in its review process of the proposed Alberta Clipper expansion by evaluating the cumulative climate impacts of this project along with the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and other foreseeable tar sands pipeline proposals.


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Occupational injuries not leading cause for medevacs

A new study shows that despite common perception, the majority of air medical evacuations, or medevacs, are not from occupational injuries or trauma.


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U.S. DOT proposes rulemaking for the safe transportation of crude oil, flammable materials

Releases new data on Bakken crude oil to support increased safety measures

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the details of a comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail - particularly crude oil and ethanol - in the form of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and a companion Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).


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OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

12/2/14
Hilton Americas
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX
United States

The purpose of the OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference, and the goal of both OSHA and the Oil and Gas Industry, is to make work sites a safe and healthy place.

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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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