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While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets personal protective equipment (PPE) standards for dry abrasive blasting, there is no industry standard covering wet or vapor abrasive blasting. How can you ensure your workers have.. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

There's an old saying in business, "If you think you have a problem, you probably do." If you think that your mustering process is lacking, it probably is. However, it can be difficult to judge the state of the site's ability to muster because most.. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Working in hazardous locations increases the chances of an explosion happening so it is important to get rid of the components that cause ignition. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

An explosion set off a huge fire at Valero Energy Corp’s 225,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery on Thursday afternoon but the fire was quickly contained, according to the City of Texas City Emergency Management office. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

When programs are designed and fabricated without input from all employees, they are destined to fail. Leaders who are physically distant from the everyday crafts issues can be problematic. more

Training & Human Resources

Scientists have developed a reusable sponge-like polymer to efficiently soak up oil spills in the world’s oceans. The absorbent rubber polymer is made of waste cooking oil from fast food outlets and sulphur. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Each year more than 4 million workers suffer serious job-related injuries and companies spend $1 billion per week on workers' compensation. To raise awareness of the value in safety and health programs.OSHA established the annual Safe + Sound Week. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The statistics could not be more straightforward. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2,000 American workers sustain eye injuries every day. One-third of those workers require hospital treatment. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In his capacity as a board member for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, Manny Ehrlich is dedicated to help the organization drive chemical safety change through dependent investigations to protect people and the environment... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

BIC Magazine recently visited with Terry Deeds to learn how the team's innovative products are leading to the company's growth. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Safety, by default, is the practice of certain protocol we all follow in the face of a job: personal protective equipment, designated danger zones and even environmentally safe practices. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

BP published a new report setting out its commitment to a low carbon future and to helping meet the dual challenge of providing the increasing energy the world demands while at the same time working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. more

Refining/Petrochemical

According to Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF), a clean and healthy Galveston Bay is important to everyone. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Veterans in Piping® (VIP®) program is an award-winning program that offers high-quality skills training and jobs in the pipe trades industry to active-duty military personnel preparing to leave the service. more

Training & Human Resources

Oil hit its highest in more than three years on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to fire missiles at Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack last week. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Executives at the major chemical companies with plants along the Texas Gulf Coast shared the lessons learned during Hurricane Harvey, explaining how they prepared for the storm and what they will do for the next one. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Oklahoma regulators forced an oil and gas producer to reduce operations on a well used for disposing saltwater following a large earthquake over the weekend that set off a series of seismic activity in the state. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Among 30 oil and gas producers, representing about 30 percent of U.S. natural gas production, recently established the Environmental Partnership and are working together to take steps toward fewer emissions. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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