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How Dangerous is Working on an Oil Rig in Texas?

How Dangerous is Working on an Oil Rig in Texas?

Oil workers face a high rate of injury compared to workers in other industries. The risks you face working on an oil rig come not only from the workplace conditions – working outside in the heat and sun – but also from the chemicals and tools you handle as...
The Most Dangerous Tools Used on Oil Rigs in Texas

The Most Dangerous Tools Used on Oil Rigs in Texas

Oil rigs are one of the most dangerous places to work.  Oil workers suffer injuries at a higher rate than most workers, and many of these injuries are caused by dangerous tools and machines that they use in their jobs.  The Houston oil rig injury lawyers at...
How Common Are Explosions on Oil Rigs in Texas?

How Common Are Explosions on Oil Rigs in Texas?

Oil workers typically understand that their job is dangerous. Safety training and safety gear is quite common on oil rigs to help prevent injuries, and millions of dollars are spent to make equipment and pumping technology safer. However, serious accidents can happen,...
Common Hand Injuries on Oil Drilling Rigs in Texas

Common Hand Injuries on Oil Drilling Rigs in Texas

Workers on oil rigs wear gloves and other protective gear, but dangerous tools and moving machinery can still result in hand injuries and even amputation. If you suffered a hand injury on an offshore oil drilling rig in Texas, talk to an attorney today. You may be...
The Most Dangerous Oil and Natural Gas Jobs in Texas

The Most Dangerous Oil and Natural Gas Jobs in Texas

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' data shows that, in 2016, the rate of fatal injuries for workers in the oil and natural gas field was 10.1. This means that 10.1 workers per 100,000 died from on-the-job injuries. This means oil and natural gas work is tied for...
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