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The Dangers of Oil Rig Falls

The Dangers of Oil Rig Falls

Dealing with the Aftermath of an Oil Rig Accident Workers laboring on an oil and gas drilling or exploration site find themselves performing many tasks — often from elevated heights. Falls are one of the leading causes of death in the oil and gas industry. If the owner or operator of the site fails to take proper measures to provide for worker safety, they can be placed in danger of suffering serious injuries due to a fall from a rig [...]

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Offshore Explosion Accidents in Houston

There are very few things about working on an offshore oil rig that isn’t hazardous. More than the fact that riggers are working in excessively deep water in comparative solitude, these workers are also handling heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and many other potential dangers. There are many things that can and do go wrong, but one of the largest dangers faced by workers is the risk of offshore explosions on oil rigs.  Many people remember the accident that happened five [...]

Why Oil Rig Workers Are At Greater Risk of Workplace Accidents

Why Oil Rig Workers Are at Greater Risk of Workplace Accidents

If you or any of your loved ones work in the oil and gas industry, you’re probably familiar with just how dangerous the line of work can be. There are many lucrative job opportunities available in the oil filed, but it’s also one of the most dangerous jobs for personal injury.  There are many lines of work in the oil rig industry. Your specific duties, the conditions, and any other issues all determine how great of a risk you may [...]

The Risks of Dangerous Oil Rig Falls

The Risks of Dangerous Oil Rig Falls

Drilling gigs can lead to serious falls. These accidents don’t often result in dramatic headlines like pipeline explosions or gas leaks, but slip and falls from an oil rig or off a platform can still result in very serious injuries and even death. These injuries can sometimes be temporary, but in serious cases, permanent. Regardless, dangerous falls from oil rigs can potentially be prevented if employers take necessary safety measures.  We Know How to Handle Dangerous Fall Cases The founder of [...]