Thursday, April 6, 2017

A Few Things You Need to Know About Different Types of Oilfield Injuries

Work in the oilfield industry is difficult and inherently dangerous because of the heavy machinery and industrial equipment involved. In 2008 alone, a total of 120 fatal work injuries were reported in the oil and gas industry, and 4,200 cases of nonfatal injuries and illnesses were reported in 2007.

Some of these accidents could have been prevented and a legal professional can advise you about your rights if you are ever involved in one.

Common Oilfield Injuries

Many types of accidents occur in this industry, some minor and many of them catastrophic. The most severe typically include chemical spills, electrocutions, explosions, rig collapses, well blowouts, equipment failures, tank accidents, and drilling injuries. Read more from this blog.

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