- January 18, 2019
- Posted by: Sage Shield Safety Consultants
- Category: Overseas Occupational Health And Safety News
PRESS SPACE: New Report Shows Robust Natural Gas and Oil Industry Dedication to Office Safety
Workplace Safety Report compares the safety rates of job-related nonfatal injuries and diseases of the U.S. gas and oil market with comparable U.S. industries. Information in the report is from the < a href="http://www.bls.gov/iif/" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey of Occupational Injuries and Health Problems (SOII) the < a href="https://www.bsee.gov/resources-and-tools/compliance/safety-and-environmental-management-systems-sems/ocs-performance-measures" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the < a href="http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline/library/data-stats" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > Pipeline Hazardous Products Safety Administration. Data from the Office Security Report includes: In addition to launching its report, API was happy to partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for < a href="https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek/" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > “Safe + Sound Week” a nationwide occasion in August of 2018 to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of security and health programs. This includes management leadership, employee participation and a methodical technique to finding and repairing risks in workplaces. API likewise published a handbook, < a href="https://www.api.org/oil-and-natural-gas/health-and-safety/worker-and-worksite-safety-resources/worker-safety-rules-to-live-by" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > “Rules to Live By,” that contains essential safety pointers for employees and employers. Each page of the handbook might be printed as a poster to advise employees of essential safety pointers while doing things such as < a href="https://www.api.org/oil-and-natural-gas/health-and-safety/worker-and-worksite-safety-resources/worker-safety-rules-to-live-by/working-at-heights" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > working at heights, executing < a href="https://www.api.org/oil-and-natural-gas/health-and-safety/worker-and-worksite-safety-resources/worker-safety-rules-to-live-by/stop-work-authority" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > stop work authority or < a href="https://www.api.org/oil-and-natural-gas/health-and-safety/worker-and-worksite-safety-resources/worker-safety-rules-to-live-by/driving-safely" target =" _ blank" rel="nofollow" > driving safely. API is the only national trade association representing all facets of the natural gas and oil market, which supports 10.3 million U.S. tasks and nearly 8 percent of the U.S. economy. API’s more than 600 members include big incorporated companies, in addition to exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply companies. They offer most of the country’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 47 million Americans.