Blog Posts in December, 2016

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  • Whether It's The Dap Or Bakken Oil Region, Construction Injury Concerns Remain
    Whether It's The Dap Or Bakken Oil Region, Construction Injury Concerns Remain

    The Bakken Oil Region’s news may be taking a back seat to the Dakota Access Pipeline kerfuffle as of late but that doesn’t reduce the potential for construction injuries . In fact, as companies rush ...

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  • FCAM Could Reduce Bakken Trucking Accidents
    FCAM Could Reduce Bakken Trucking Accidents

    A post on the Truck Safety Coalition website suggests that forward collision avoidance and mitigation (FCAM) with automated emergency braking could reduce the disastrous effects of trucking accidents ...

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  • Bakken Work Injury Potential High Around Oil Tanks
    Bakken Work Injury Potential High Around Oil Tanks

    Tank gauging is a potentially hazardous activity that has taken the lives of a number of American workers in recent years. Sometimes, opening the thief hatch of a storage tank results in a rapid ...

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  • Oil Field Accidents Include Hazardous Oil Spills
    Oil Field Accidents Include Hazardous Oil Spills

    On Monday, December 12, the North Dakota Department of Health provided additional information about the extent of a Bakken oil spill that a landowner discovered December 5. Leak Detection Equipment ...

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  • Alliance Works To Reduce Bakken Oil Field Injuries
    Alliance Works To Reduce Bakken Oil Field Injuries

    According to a November 75, 2016, press release , the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed an alliance with the National Institute for Occupational safety and Health (NIOSH) and ...

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  • Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Jackknife Accident Near New Town
    Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Jackknife Accident Near New Town

    A Bakken area wreck occurred when two trucks collided on Highway 23 about 10 miles west of New Town, North Dakota. The accident happened at approximately 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. Truck and ...

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