December 5, 2023
Many jobs require some amount of driving, meaning that even if it is minor, knowing how to safely operate and maintain a vehicle is crucial.
November 29, 2023
IRP 30 includes planning, execution, and post-execution monitoring of temporary well shut-ins or suspensions, as well as reactivation recommendations for cased oil and gas wells.
October 10, 2023
Across the provinces, requirements for noise assessment are similar. This bulletin is a reminder of these requirements and who can conduct the assessment.
July 26, 2023
A wireline crew was preparing to remove a tool assembly from a well with wireline equipment suspended overhead. The secondary winch line parted, causing the suspended equipment to fall, and the wellhead impact guard prevented the crew from moving outside the strike zone. A wireline operator’s forearm was struck resulting in a serious injury and hospitalization.
July 19, 2023
A critical step is a human action that will trigger immediate, irreversible, and intolerable harm if that action or a preceding action is performed improperly. The following are fundamental truths of human nature: Humans make mistakes. Humans aren’t perfect. Human errors are a given.
July 17, 2023
Diesel-powered vehicles or equipment that may be in contact with gaseous hydrocarbons are required to have positive air shutoff systems. Inspectors from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) report that these systems are often not tested regularly, increasing the risk of serious incidents.
May 19, 2023
Individuals living in wildfire-prone areas should stay informed about local air quality conditions and follow guidance from local authorities regarding evacuation orders, air quality alerts, and health precautions during wildfire events.
April 18, 2023
Do you know and understand the legal requirements related to noise control in the workplace?
April 14, 2023
Energy-based hazards are often overlooked but the Energy Wheel Awareness Video can help. Learn how to use the Energy Wheel to increase hazard recognition by up to 30% during pre-job assessments.
April 12, 2023
Over 50 million North Americans suffer from undiagnosed sleep apnea, which can lead to a range of problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, and even workplace accidents. Workers may be at risk of having this condition without even knowing it, and it could impact their ability to perform their job safely and effectively.