Establish an injury and illness prevention program. For further guidance see OSHA’s Safety and Health Management Systems eTool or contact your workers’ compensation insurance provider. See also OSHA's Oil and Gas Extraction Safety and Health Topics Page.
Also, contact OSHA consultation services. From the OSHA consultation service, employers can find out about potential hazards at their worksites, improve their occupational safety and health management systems, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections.
Refer to the following topics for additional safety and health information:
There are many ways to protect from slips, trips, and falls. Even so, they still happen and the following are means to either prevent slips, trips, and falls or to minimize the consequences if they should happen.
General solutions for strains and sprains include:
Weather conditions can create hazardous working conditions: therefore it is necessary to monitor weather conditions and forecasts to allow time to prepare for such conditions as may occur. Lightning is especially hazardous and unpredictable. When lightning is present, crews must avoid situations where they could become part of potential current paths.
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