The oil and gas industry employs hundreds of thousands of people and is a vital component of the national economy. Worker safety and health are important to this industry. Exposures to hazards present in the oil and gas well drilling, servicing and storage are addressed in specific standards for general industry.
OSHA course #5810 Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production provides essential information for employees and employers to protect themselves by developing the knowledge and skills to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control hazards common to the on-shore oil and gas exploration and production industry. This includes work sites associated with the on-shore exploration and production oil and gas industry including, but not limited to construction, drilling, completion, well servicing, production, product gathering and processing, and product transmission. This course is intended for employees and employers engaged in all phases of on-shore oil and gas exploration and production.
Scheduling- Open enrollment schedules for this course will be coming later in 2013. In the meantime this course is available immediately on a contract basis throughout OSHA's jurisdictional area. Contact the Western OSHA Education Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-965-2425 for more information.
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