New Video on Protecting Oil & Gas Workers


Workers at oil tank sites can be exposed to hydrocarbon gases and vapors, oxygen-deficient atmospheres, fires, and explosions when they open tank hatches to manually gauge or collect fluid samples. These preventable exposures can have immediate health effects, including loss of consciousness and death.

Watch a new video from NIOSH and the California Department of Public Health on how to prevent tank gauging injuries and deaths: http://bit.ly/OHWTank.

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