There are many inherent dangers surrounding the operation and maintenance of oil and gas productions sites. In fact, recent information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in activities supporting oil and gas extraction, there were an estimated 8,500 nonfatal injuries and illnesses in 2011. While contact with heavy objects and equipment may be blamed for many of the injuries or fatalities within the oil and gas industry, it’s often the difficult, slippery conditions that also contribute to injury incidents.
The number one need of upstream oil and gas workers is grip; workers in rugged and extreme conditions need proper dexterity to ensure productivity, accuracy and safety. Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, recently shared a solution: http://www.ansell.com/en/Industries/Safety-in-the-Oilfield/Featured...