Blog Posts in November, 2016

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  • Trucking Accident Statistics And More Older Truckers
    Trucking Accident Statistics And More Older Truckers

    On October 18, 2016, CBS News published the results of a five-month investigation into a possible link between the number of trucking accidents on the nation's highways and the increase in older ...

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  • How Common Is An Oil Field Accident In Bakken?
    How Common Is An Oil Field Accident In Bakken?

    An oil field accident can happen at any time and this is because there are quite a few dangers associated with oil rigs and the various work that is done. At Bakken oil fields , there aren't a lot of ...

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  • Workers Compensation Claims And Bakken Oil Field Injuries
    Workers Compensation Claims And Bakken Oil Field Injuries

    Bakken Oil Field workers who suffer injuries while working in those fields generally have a right to file claims under North Dakota's worker's compensation laws. Those laws provide compensation only ...

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  • Data Highlights Work Accident Potential In Certain Bakken Occupations
    Data Highlights Work Accident Potential In Certain Bakken Occupations

    Data compiled by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) offers evidence of just dangerous some jobs in the Bakken region are, like construction and oil/gas extraction. In 2014, the ...

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  • Trucking Accident In Bakken Region Involves Invert Spill And Loss Of Life
    Trucking Accident In Bakken Region Involves Invert Spill And Loss Of Life

    The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported details of a trucking accident that occurred on Friday, October 21. A semi tanker-trailer was traveling on Highway 22 in the Bakken region at about 12:15 a.m. ...

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  • David And Goliath Face Off Over Bakken Oil: Human Health Risks Of A Pipeline Breach
    David And Goliath Face Off Over Bakken Oil: Human Health Risks Of A Pipeline Breach

    The Standing Rock Sioux, one of the poorest communities in America, are facing off against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which plans to transport 500,000 barrels of crude Bakken oil underneath the ...

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