Blog Posts in November, 2015

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  • The Law Is on Your Side After a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury
    The Law Is on Your Side After a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury

    The Bakken oil fields are considered to be one of the most dangerous places in which to work, in the United States. There have been many large accidents that have claimed lives and left other people ...

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  • Workers Compensation in the Bakken Oil Field
    Workers Compensation in the Bakken Oil Field

    The Bakken oil boom in Bakken, North Dakota, has led to the United States becoming the world's largest energy provider, but this unprecedented success has come at a cost. The cost being at the expense ...

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  • Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: The Bakken Risks Go Beyond Workplace Injuries
    Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: The Bakken Risks Go Beyond Workplace Injuries

    Production companies rely predominantly on rail shipping to transport crude oil from the Bakken oil fields to refiners. The toxic combination of lax regulatory oversight, aging and poorly maintained ...

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  • Bakken Work Injury? Be Prepared and Protected
    Bakken Work Injury? Be Prepared and Protected

    Are you part of the Bakken oil field? Do you understand the risk your job puts you at everyday? This question is not to influence you to step back but rather step up and be prepared and protected for ...

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  • Bakken: Construction Accidents in The Killing Fields of North Dakota's Oil Boom
    Bakken: Construction Accidents in The Killing Fields of North Dakota's Oil Boom

    From its beginnings in 2006 and up to the present day, North Dakota's Bakken Oil Field has been no stranger to construction accidents that have led to horrendous injuries and deaths. The September ...

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  • Oil Field Accident Study Slated For 2016
    Oil Field Accident Study Slated For 2016

    From 2005 to 2009, the fatal oil field accident rate for oil and gas industry workers was approximately 700 percent higher than the general fatality rate among workers and 250 percent higher than the ...

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