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Drilling takes place at a number of different facilities, creating different safety risks for workers. Whether on- or off-shore, workers must be prepared to handle a variety of hazards. Browse our videos to learn how to maximize safety while drilling.

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AR/FR Safety Dictionary

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8 Things Oil & Gas Workers Should Know About Flash Fires

by Scott Francis

The potential exists for flash fires in the oil and gas industry. Flash fires are sudden, intense fires caused by ignition of flammable substances in air. While flash fires cannot …

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Do worksite contaminants impact FR apparel?

by Scott Francis

On utility work sites, there are various contaminants containing flammable components, including insulating oil in transformers, creosote on telephone poles, and hydraulic oils from machinery. The summer presents a whole …

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Combining High Visibility & Flame Resistance for Multi-Hazard Protection

by Westex by Milliken

Workers in the utility and oil and gas industries have specific needs for high-visibility and FR protection on the job. They operate in areas with large amounts of electrically charged …

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Beyond Compliance: Specifying Reliable Flame Resistant Workwear

by Westex by Milliken

Every day, workers in electrical maintenance, utility, oil and gas, petrochemical, and steel industries work in hazardous environments. Unexpected and highly dangerous arc flash and flash fire events can occur …

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Understanding Your Liability

Last year, a Los Angeles County jury found Qualcomm liable for $7.1 million in damages as a result of a burn incident. Qualcomm,a telecommunications equipment company, was found negligent in …

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Standing Up for Worker Safety: A case study on Generic vs. Branded FR Fabric

When Dan joined an American company as Environmental Health and Safety Manager, his team leader and Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Robin, immediately informed him that the eld employees, …

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Flame Resistant Clothing: The Forgotten Element in Combustible Dust Safety

by Jason Reason, NECA

The safety and health hazards posed by combustible dusts such as, but not limited to organic and metal dusts are unique and extremely complex…


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