Blog Posts in August, 2017

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  • Power Line Construction Injuries: Commonplace and Often Fatal
    Power Line Construction Injuries: Commonplace and Often Fatal

    Power lines are everywhere. They almost always line roads and have service-drop lines to all buildings and structures that use electricity. Because of their universal pervasiveness, people have become ...

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  • Oil field accidents: The risk of vehicular collisions on the job
    Oil field accidents: The risk of vehicular collisions on the job

    A recent article from Inside Energy discusses recent job openings in the Bakken region and attempts to recruit more workers. A number of the positions highlighted in the article demand a commercial ...

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  • The Causes of Wheel-Off Trucking Accidents
    The Causes of Wheel-Off Trucking Accidents

    As the name implies, a wheel-off trucking accident occurs when a large truck loses one or more wheels while on the road. When a wheel separates from a semi-truck, it can strike a pedestrian, crash ...

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  • Eye Damage: A Common yet Preventable Bakken Workplace Injury
    Eye Damage: A Common yet Preventable Bakken Workplace Injury

    The human eye is a fragile organ that's exposed to the external environment. Because of this, most workers in the Bakken field risk a serious workplace injury and even blindness when they fail to wear ...

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  • What Kind Of Trucking Accident Injured You?
    What Kind Of Trucking Accident Injured You?

    Trucking accidents involving tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, 18-wheelers and other large commercial vehicles happen every day and for all sorts of reasons. The driver might be fatigued and fall asleep. ...

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  • Fatal Bakken Oil Field Accident
    Fatal Bakken Oil Field Accident

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the second oilfield fatality in the Bakken region this year. The director of the Bismarck OSHA office said that the worker ...

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