July 3, 2020
Workplace injuries directly impact workers and their families and cost employers millions of dollars annually. Parachute’s National Injury Prevention Day raises awareness around the importance of injury prevention.
June 30, 2020
A welder was seriously injured by an excavator boom during pipeline maintenance.
June 8, 2020
Occupational disease is a leading cause of workplace-related deaths in the oil and gas industry. This is largely due to exposures to hazards such as chemicals and other hazardous substances. Exposure control plans are vital to worker health and safety.
June 1, 2020
While using a steam wand the hose disconnected and steam went up the operator’s left sleeve causing a burn to the left forearm.
May 26, 2020
Underbalanced Drilling and Managed Pressure Drilling Operations Using Jointed Pipe Industry Recommended Practice (IRP) provides an overview of underbalanced and managed pressure drilling operations, a RMD checklist and a hazard and risk assessment register. This IRP has four parts: Underbalanced and Managed Pressure Drilling Operations; RMD Checklist; MPD Checklist; and Hazard and Risk Assessment Register - Risk Register.
May 26, 2020
Wellbore Remediation Industry Recommended Practice (IRP) provides best practices for performing efficient, long-lasting wellbore remediation while mitigating impacts to the environment and protecting groundwater.
May 25, 2020
Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) and Representatives (HSRs) provide a system for workers and employers to identify workplace health and safety issues and find solutions related to COVID-19.
April 22, 2020
A worker sustained an eye injury while exposing buried cables.