How Proper Respirator Testing Could Save Up To 7% Of Fatalities In Oil & Gas
Different aspects of the industry such as drilling, transportation, storage, and refining all face similar dangers and the flammable nature of oil and natural gas increase the risks in the event of a leak or spill.
Workers in the oil and gas industry face a dangerous work environment every day. Injured workers face severe trauma and physical handicap and workers' compensation is one of the few avenues for these workers to seek justice.
Even though the data are preliminary, it shows that 7% of fatal injuries are caused by exposure to harmful substances or environments and the oil & gas industry has one of the highest rates.
Awareness of the type of chemicals exposure is very important, workers can be protected from these exposures by ensuring the right Respiratory Protective Equipment is provided.
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