In 2008, fires and explosions caused 18 deaths in the oil and gas industry, according to the U.S Department of Labor.
Hand and finger injuries lead the Oil & Gas industry recordable incidence rates every year with 34% of recordable incidents and 20% of lost-time incidents.
Between 2001 and 2007 there were 41 fire-related casualties and 302 injuries out of 1,443 oil-rig accidents, according to the IADC.
According to NSC statistics, 31,079 people experienced non-fatal injuries in work zones in 2008.
From 2006 through 2010, the average cost of a disabling LTI or lost-workday case is $200,000 in direct cost to the employer.
The average direct cost of an OSHA Recordable Medical Treatment (RMT) or Restricted-Workday Case (RWC) is $12,500 per event.
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Our determination to keep workers around the world safe drives us to keep innovating and improving the Crude FR brand.» Read more
Crude FR fabrics help to promote OSHA Flame Resistant compliance and adhere to NFPA 2112 standards by ensuring workers stay comfortable and safe in a wide range of work environments. Visit the Why Use FR Clothing? section to learn more about the reasons for enforcement and benefits that FR garments provide.
With veteran leadership and intelligent solutions, RPS is at the forefront for providing safetywear. Our ability to provide, manage and provide logistical support for your FR program is a value unmatched by any in this industry; so allow RPS to provide superior level service at an affordable price.
All of our Crude FR wear will self-extinguish, limiting the amount of direct exposure to flames for the wearer. Crude FR fabrics reduce the overall burn rate to between 9% and 38% depending on which FR fabric you choose. These results are well below the 50% standard for 'Body Burn' set forth by NFPA 2112; so visit the Crude FR Benefits section to learn more about choosing the right FR protection for you and your employees.
Our experience in safety enables us to make recommendations that truly impact safety compliance, as well as improve the overall safety performance of your biggest asset: your employees. RPS creates products that fit each client's need, not just a general product for the masses.» Read more
The quality, technology, and innovation that RPS Solutions utilizes; is what sets us apart from the competition.
Premium High Performance, Fire Resistant fabrics by Milliken for NESC and NFPA 2112 compliance.
Westex UltraSoft® 88/12 FR fabric that is guaranteed to remain flame resistance for the life of the garment.
Nomex® is an inherently flame-resistant, high-temperature resistant fiber that will not melt, drip, or support combustion in air.
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has announced the first field operation of its new high working-pressure-rated wireline pressure control equipment (WPCE) in an ultra-deep HPHT gas well on the Gulf of Mexico shelf. In development since 2010, the system was designed for pressures and temperatures up to 30,000 psi and 300°F.
IADC has announced a major drilling industry project to develop enhanced competency guidelines for rig personnel. Building upon IADC’s existing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) templates, virtually all rig positions will be covered, with priority focus on safety-critical positions with well-control responsibilities.
In what signifies a major victory for the oil and gas industry, two federal appeals courts have shot down environmental challenges to the US government’s approval of development plans in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and the Arctic, in effect paving the way for new exploration and drilling activities in the two resource-rich regions.
With veteran leadership and intelligent solutions, RPS is at the forefront for providing safetywear. Our ability to provide and manage an FR program is a value unmatched by any in this industry; so allow RPS to provide premium-level services at an affordable price.