- Alliance Background
September 12, 2007
OSHA and Basic Energy Services hereby form an alliance to provide Basic Energy
Services and others with information, guidance, and access to resources that
will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing
and preventing exposure to the hazards in the oil and gas field servicing
This alliance supports the OSHA and Basic Energy Services cooperative agreement
and enhances the safety and health efforts provide to employees from each
involving factor. Both parties agree to involve employees in safety and health
Implementation Team Members
Michael Foreman Compliance Assistance Specialist Billings Area Office N Nancy
Grosulak Basic Energy Services Safety Manager
No other contributors at this time.
September 12, 2007 through September 12, 2008
- Implementation Team Meetings
October 2007 - Met with Nancy Grosulak at the Montana Governors Conference
Throughout the year there have been numerous phone calls and emails.
- Events and Products
Training and Education
Outreach and Communication
Basic Energy has implemented a program to train all of their operators and
drillers utilizing the Red Rocks Community College on-line OSHA 10 Hour course.
No products have been developed for external use as of this date.
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
Basic Energy is an active member in the Association of Energy Services Companies
(AESC) and involved in the National Alliance.
In 2007 Basic Energy Service attended the regional AESC conference in
Breckenridge Colorado and represented the Billings Area Office Alliance.
In 2008 Basic Energy hosted an on-site training/orientation visit for the OSHA
Region VIII Compliance Assistance Specialists in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
The OSHA-Basic Energy Services Alliance is promoted via the Montana Compliance
Assistance Quarterly Newsletter.
The OSHA-Basic Energy Services Alliance is promoted nationally throughout Basic
Energy Services company in news bulletins and conference calls.
There have been no products developed as of this date.
The Sr. Vice President of Basic Energy is the current President of AESC
Basic Energy Services is involved in the East Texas chapter of the AESC.
During the first year of this alliance the two partners have had numerous
positive interactions. The Denver Area Office utilized a power point
presentation and materials furnished by Basic Energy Services, detailing a site
related incident, to discuss with several oil and gas well drilling
representatives in Colorado.
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training,
Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
||Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
|Red Rocks 10 & 30 hr
|Red Rocks 501
|Red Rocks 501 re-certification
|Drilling & Well Servicing Inspection Cert
|OSHA Management Seminar
As a lessons learned Basic Energy relayed all information that was gathered
through an investigation of a site accident that injured three employees. The
safety message was presented to other oil and gas drilling/servicing companies
within Region VIII.
- Upcoming Milestones
In the upcoming twelve months OSHA and Basic Energy Services are willing to
become more active and extend their outreach and communications to more Basic
Energy employees and managers. Basic Energy Services has agreed to attend at
least one meeting in Billings with the compliance staff.