The National Wildlife Federation released a ten-year examination of the safety record of the oil and gas industry, finding accidents are common.
The House of Representatives is considering a vote on the Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Legislation Act (H.R. 5851), a bill that was sped to the floor last week. No committee hearing, no mark-up, no careful consideration and no debate other than a few minutes on the floor.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D – Penn., is proposing federal legislation, applicable to all gas and oil wells in the country, to increase emergency response requirements, including those for operators in Marcellus shale region of Pennsylvania.
The motivation of corporations like BP and Massey Energy is pure. Purely profit.
The Senate has joined the House of Representatives in passing an aviation bill that would mark the first comprehensive effort in decades to revise safety rules for airline pilots.
Does your company employ any non-English speaking workers? If so, changes may need to be made to your safety training practices.
Older workers are valuable in that they have experience and are good at their jobs. Younger workers have more injuries, but those injuries are substantially less costly than those that involve the older worker.
When he applied to become the director of the National Spill Control School at the Texas A&M University campus in Corpus Christi, Tony Wood couldn’t have anticipated that the largest offshore oil spill in the nation’s history would soon take place.
The incident on Thursday at a sewage treatment plant in Sewickley that left one man dead and three others injured was just the latest in a string of recent industrial accidents to happen in the area.
Federal authorities have cited a Lawrence, Mo., fertilizer company for several violations that occurred the day two employees died after being overcome by fumes.