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  • Avoiding a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury: Personal Protective Equipment
    Avoiding a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury: Personal Protective Equipment

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn by workers in the Bakken oil field to prevent or minimize construction injuries common to a particular work environment. According to OSHA , it's the ...

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  • Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury
    Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury

    Back injuries can range in severity from relatively minor muscle or tendon sprains to severe injuries such as fractured vertebra involving spinal cord damage. Mild to moderate injuries often occur as ...

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  • Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries
    Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries

    Construction workers in the Bakken oil field are familiar with many hazardous tools and equipment. The dangers of some of them are plainly obvious by their power, size, sharp cutting surfaces, or the ...

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  • Five Causes of Slip, Trip, and Fall Personal Injuries
    Five Causes of Slip, Trip, and Fall Personal Injuries

    It's always best to watch your step in order to avoid a personal injury in a fall. However, if such an injury occurs on business property or on some other public place, don't blame it on yourself if a ...

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  • Reduce Your Risk of a Fall Work Accident: Four Safety Tips
    Reduce Your Risk of a Fall Work Accident: Four Safety Tips

    According to OSHA , falls are a leading cause of worker deaths in the construction industry. This hazard also exists in the Bakken oil field since many construction activities involve working at ...

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