Monthly Archives - February 2020

Key Steps to Take After an Oil Rig Accident

Key Steps to Take After an Oil Rig Accident

Notify Your Employer of the Incident In some cases, an oilfield accident might be evident to your employer. Employers will often take immediate notice of explosions, fires, and other events that result in serious injury or death. Employers, however, do not always know of other injuries suffered by workers out on the rig. For instance, working on an oil rig usually requires heavy lifting of pipes, tools, and other items. If an employer does not provide the proper equipment needed [...]

Important Things to Know About Oil Rig Accidents

Important Things to Know About Oil Rig Accidents

Leading Causes of Texas Oil Rig Injuries Explosions and fires are the cause of many injuries and deaths on oil rigs, but transportation and equipment accidents are actually much more common. Let’s take a closer look at these three causes. Commuting and Transportation Incidents. Transportation to and from a rig can be a complex process involving multiple forms of transport. The helicopters and boats used to ferry workers to the rig are at risk of mechanical failures. Also, some workers have [...]

Infection After A Dog Bite In Texas

Infection After A Dog Bite In Texas

Over 38% of all American households own a dog according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. That translates to amount of homes in the country that have dogs being roughly 48,255,413. The possibility of a dog bite is a real threat. If you are attacked by a dog you have many issues to be concerned about and pain is just one. Infection is another as there are more than 300 strains of bacteria that live in a dog’s saliva. [...]

Is A Dash Cam Useful For Drivers In Texas

Is A Dash Cam Useful For Drivers In Texas?

Police having body cameras and dash cams has been in the news in the last couple of years. For a long time, dash cams were primarily used in police vehicles. As technology has improved, become more affordable, and in times where videos and pictures are a daily activity of many people, having dashcams on personal vehicles have grown in popularity. These cameras can provide you video footage of anything that is occurring around your vehicle. If you are involved [...]