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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...
How Common Are Fires on Oil Rigs in Texas?

How Common Are Fires on Oil Rigs in Texas?

Oil rigs throughout the Gulf of Mexico are owned and operated out of Texas with Texans operating them. These offshore oil rigs and other rigs around the world end up in the news every few years for serious fires and explosions, but these are far from the everyday...
Common Injuries That Occur After Oil Tanker Spills in Texas

Common Injuries That Occur After Oil Tanker Spills in Texas

Oil tanker spills have created some of the worst natural disasters in history. These spills can cause immediate danger to the workers on those oil tankers and other vessels involved in an accident, but they can also cause injuries to people who are nearby, swimmers...
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