Did You Know .7% of Workers in Oil and Gas Extraction Are Injured Per Year?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics an estimated .7% of workers in oil and gas extraction are injured a year with 6 fatalities in 2017. The vulnerability of work sites in the construction and oil & gas industries are apparent. An article written by E&E news reporter, Mike Soraghan, states that the upstream oil and gas industry has one of the highest rates of severe injuries in the country, according to an E&E News analysis of workplace injury data. Soraghan's art