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Quiz: Health and Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry

By Tabitha Mishra
Published: October 20, 2021
Presented by GPT Industries
Key Takeaways

The oil and gas industry is a hazardous workplace where corrosion is one of many risks. 

The oil and gas industry has some of the toughest jobs in some of the most difficult terrains and conditions, often bordering on the dangerous. Hazards and dangerous conditions can result in serious accidents or fatalities such as vehicle accidents, struck-by/ caught-in/ caught-between, explosions and fires, falls, confined spaces, and chemical exposures, etc. Another important issue is corrosion and the associated danger of pipeline failure that can be dangerous to the health and safety of workers and harmful to the environment.

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are responsible for protecting the safety and health of workers involved in oil and gas operations. Following are some standards:

Test your knowledge with this simple yet challenging quiz on health, safety and related issues in the oil and gas industry.

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Written by Tabitha Mishra | Civil Engineer, Technical Content Writer

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Tabitha has a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University, India, and is currently freelancing as a technical content writer. Prior to writing, she has worked as a site engineer and site manager for various building construction, building rehabilitation, and real estate evaluation projects.

Tabitha is also certified as a Primavera project management professional and is well versed with Auto CAD. In her spare time, she does private consultation for small-sized home builders and assists with plans and permissions.

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