ASSE & OSHA Concentrate Collective Efforts on Risk-Based Approach in Oil, Gas Industry

The American Society of Safety Engineers applauded a group of five federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for their recent collaboration on a risk-based approach to safety in the oil and gas industry. “If a risk-based approach to safety works for the best U.S. employers, every employer should be given the opportunity … Continue reading ASSE & OSHA Concentrate Collective Efforts on Risk-Based Approach in Oil, Gas Industry

Government Finalizes Safety Rules for Offshore Drilling

  By JOSH LEDERMAN | August 17, 2012 Government regulators issued a final set of safety rules for offshore drilling Wednesday, fine-tuning a series of emergency measures put in place after the BP oil spill in 2010. Oil industry groups reacted tepidly, saying they were still poring over the 137-page rule released by the Interior … Continue reading Government Finalizes Safety Rules for Offshore Drilling

OSHA Quick Takes – August 15, 2012

In this issue Reach young workers with important health and safety information: Take the Worker Safety & Health App Challenge before the September 16 deadline! OSHA to co-sponsor stakeholder meeting on safety and health approaches in the oil and gas industry on September 20 Register now: August 16 free fall prevention webinar explains why 'Safety … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – August 15, 2012