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Oil Spill Prevention: Safety Planning Is Key

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 1, 2019 at 3:16 PM

Just one gallon of oil can taint a million gallons of water, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. There are inherent risks in oil exploration, extraction, transport, and storage; spills can have serious adverse and potentially long-term effects on the environment, drinking water, human and wildlife populations. Prevention is key, and preparation is part of that.

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Topics: Process Safety, Sustainability, Industry Insights, Oil & Gas, Safety Management, EPA

A Closer Look at the Oil and Gas Industry’s Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 6, 2019 at 9:41 AM

One of the most dangerous industries in the world is notably one of the most committed to workplace safety.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Economic Predictions for the Oil and Gas Industry in 2018

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 30, 2018 at 1:43 PM

At the turn of the new year, hope was on the horizon for the oil and gas industry. For three years, the industry dealt with a difficult downturn. But in January, we started to see some higher oil prices – perhaps an indication of recovery for the industry.

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Topics: Oil & Gas

Offshore Drilling Safety Requirements May Soon Be Repealed

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 4, 2018 at 9:25 AM

The 2010 disaster of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig was the largest accidental oil spill in U.S. history. The event claimed the lives of 11 workers and released more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Topics: Process Safety, Compliance, EHS Management, In the News, Oil & Gas

Industrial Workplace Safety Checklist

Posted by Mike Tortorello on October 16, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Use this checklist to ensure the health and safety of your employees. 

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Tips, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Automotive, Machinery, Building Materials & Construction

Oil and Gas Safety: How to Perform Better Audits and Inspections

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 18, 2017 at 10:12 AM

It’s unfortunate to say, but oftentimes it takes a severe accident to prompt a change in oil and gas safety procedures. The truth is, safety isn’t simply the lack of incidents. Rather, it’s a daily, ongoing, conscious effort to look for ways to identify potential threats and improve safety practices.

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Topics: OSHA, EHS Software, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, EHS Management, Industry Insights, Oil & Gas, Audit Management

Here’s How EHS Software Is Used at Oil and Gas Refineries

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 3, 2017 at 11:08 AM

As energy demand continues to grow, and productivity grows too, managing the health and safety of workers in oil and gas refineries becomes even more crucial. 

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Topics: EHS Software, Process Safety, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Industry Insights, Incident Reporting Software, Safety Audit Software, Safety Software, Oil & Gas

Revealed: 3 Things EHS Managers Can Learn from Shell’s 2016 Sustainability Report

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 19, 2017 at 10:19 AM

It does not matter if you work in the oil industry or not – EHS managers can always count on Shell’s annual sustainability report to learn ways to improve their own operations.

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Topics: Process Safety, Sustainability, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, In the News, Corporate Profile, Oil & Gas

Process Safety: Mitigating Incidents and Spills with EHS Software

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 3, 2017 at 11:46 AM

No matter what precautions you take or how well you train your employees, job site spills and accidents can still occur. And while no one wants a spill or other health or safety-related incidents to negatively impact the work environment, properly handling the situation can help ensure some form of positive outcome.

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Topics: EHS Software, Process Safety, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, EHS Management, Industry Insights, Incident Reporting Software, Oil & Gas

Why So Many EHS Pros Are Worried About EPA Regulations

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 11, 2017 at 3:51 PM

The EPA’s stated goal is to protect the environment. Part of that job falls on the heavy shoulders of those who must ensure compliance with regulations. What has EHS pros worried? Here’s a short summary. 

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Topics: Regulatory Information, EHS Software, Compliance, EHS Management, Oil & Gas, Environmental Services

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