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Five Common Types of Welding Joints

Welding joints are an integral part of any welding project. Welding is a process that has many purposes but one thing it does for sure is joining together two pieces […]

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Winter Weather Precautions to Take in the Oil and Gas Industries

Winter is the time of year when cold weather hinders refinery operations, pipelines, and railways. The winter weather creates a number of obstacles for these things to do their job […]

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Maintenance of Pneumatic Impact Wrenches

Pneumatic impact wrenches are power tools that do require regular maintenance. Poor lubrication is one of the most common causes of tool decay and failure. Here we will go through […]

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Main Hazards for Welders in the Oil Industry

Welding is dangerous in many different ways, due to the fact that it may involve work on rigs or operating in the field. Welding hazards can appear at any time and anywhere.
Welders working in the oil and gas sector require personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from harm. Welders on long-distance pipelines and rigs can work 10-12 hour days, which means their PPE must be both safe and comfortable to wear for extended periods of time.

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Keeping Workers Safe: Fall Hazard Prevention

Every day, energy employees face hazardous situations. According to OSHA, the oil and gas sector employs more than 450,000 people in extraction and support—oil and gas workers have the most fall-related injuries, with a rate of 148.9 severe injuries per 100,000 employees.
What are some things we can do to make work sites safer?

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Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industry

The natural gas and oil industry is an important source of jobs in the United States. IHS projects that 1.9 million direct job opportunities will be available through 2035, with nearly one million of those being semi-skilled and skilled craft trades positions. With this many potential career opportunities on offer, it’s no wonder that so many people are turning to careers in energy as a means for financial stability and success.

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Glove Protection in the Oil and Gas Industries

You never know when the cut-resistant gloves you wear will be your saving grace. Cut-resistant gloves can help protect your hands and fingers from accidents that could otherwise cause significant injury to them. But not all cut-resistant gloves are created equal. It’s important to understand the difference between cut resistance and cut protection to ensure that you’re choosing the right type of glove for your work environment.

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Pipeline Standards for the Oil and Gas Industries

The pipeline industry is one of the most regulated industries and for good reason. There are many established standards that cover design, operations, and maintenance to ensure risks from major accidents are minimized.

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Eight Steps to Ensure Your Safety in Confined Spaces

Confined spaces are a part of nearly every industry. And, due to their nature, workers entering confined spaces must exercise a high degree of caution and take extra steps to ensure their safety.

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Why gas is dangerous in a confined space

Confined spaces and gas are not a good mix. In the blink of an eye, gas can fill up the space and make it impossible to breathe. There is no […]

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