Encountering a bear might seem like an adventure for a tourist, safe within the protective shell of a vehicle, but for anyone working outside in a remote area, it can be a terrifying matter of life and death. And for oil and gas workers in Alberta the chances of such an encounter are increasing. Read on to find out why that is, and what you can do to work safely in bear country.
In the oil and gas industry, much of the work we do takes place in remote locations. And whenever you head out into the wilderness, that brings some very special safety challenges – like extreme weather, working alone, and of course, wildlife.
If you’ll be in a remote location, are you ready to take on Mother Nature’s beasts? Take our fun quiz to find out how much you know about wildlife awareness: Continue reading
No one ever expects to be seriously injured – whether they’re on or off the job. But, unfortunately, when safety protocols aren’t followed, incidents have a tendency to happen.
With this in mind, today we start our Safety survivors series, where we’ll be talking with workers who experienced the unthinkable and survived. And we’ll be learning how safety training and protocols could have helped protect them. Continue reading