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Hot Work Hazard Prevention for Oil Field Workers

By |2022-09-21T20:03:12+00:00September 21st, 2022|Blog, Energy, Safety Tips|

“Hot work” refers to any task that involves burning, welding, or the use of fire- or spark-producing tools, or actions that generate sources of ignition. On an oil job site, there are numerous potential hazards, including well heads, fuel tanks, mud tanks, tank batteries, gas separators, and oil treaters.

Cyber Attack Resilience in Oil and Gas

By |2022-09-22T14:04:18+00:00September 19th, 2022|Blog, Energy, Safety Tips|

The energy sector is no stranger to a cyber attack. For many American families and businesses, the most personally disruptive incident in recent memory came in May 2021 with the ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, a major U.S. oil and gas pipeline responsible for supplying nearly half of the East Coast’s petroleum.

Considering the Risks of Wind Energy Projects

By |2022-09-23T16:06:54+00:00September 18th, 2022|Blog, Energy, Safety Tips|

As the shift to alternative sources of energy continues to be a topic of utmost relevance, investments in wind energy have become increasingly prevalent. While the energy source receives a great deal of attention, it also entails a complicated combination of risks, both financial and commercial. If you are considering wind farms as a potential investment, take the following factors into account to ensure that you have an ample risk management plan for this complex and largely unexplored territory.

Oklahoma Oil & Gas Businesses Receive Cost Credits Through EnergyComp Program

By |2022-06-28T15:42:08+00:00June 29th, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

After fracturing the entire well, workers decrease the pressure at the wellhead and drill out the isolation plugs. A mixture of fracturing fluid and gas or oil flows back out of the well through flow lines into pits or tanks.

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Understanding the Importance of Trench Safety 

By |2022-06-17T21:47:02+00:00June 17th, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

Site preparation for an oil and gas well usually looks like any other construction site. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) uses Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (29 CFR 1926) to assess safety compliance during this phase of the development of a drilling site.

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June is Trench Safety Month

By |2022-06-01T00:36:14+00:00June 1st, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

From the National Utility Contractors Association: June 2022 has been declared “Trench Safety Month” by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA). This declaration of safety further highlights the association's innovative educational and safety program, the “Trench Safety Stand Down” week, that will be held June 20-24, 2022.

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Excavating, Trenching and Leveling a Drilling Site

By |2022-07-07T22:26:08+00:00May 31st, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

Site preparation for an oil and gas well usually looks like any other construction site. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) uses Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (29 CFR 1926) to assess safety compliance during this phase of the development of a drilling site.

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Hydraulic Fracturing – Flowback

By |2022-07-07T22:17:42+00:00May 30th, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

After fracturing the entire well, workers decrease the pressure at the wellhead and drill out the isolation plugs. A mixture of fracturing fluid and gas or oil flows back out of the well through flow lines into pits or tanks.

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Protect Yourself with Flame-resistant Gear

By |2022-03-02T18:10:52+00:00February 28th, 2022|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Energy, Safety Tips|

Flash fires are fires that spread rapidly through a diffuse fuel, such as dust, gas or the vapors of an ignitable liquid, lasting up to five seconds. Flash fire incidents can result in serious burn injuries and fatalities, so it is important to take steps to protect yourself.

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