Five Critical Occupational Disease Exposures in the Oil and Gas Industry

Because of their routine contact with heavy machinery, hazardous materials, and chemical byproducts, workers in the oil and gas industry face a number of occupational disease (OD) exposures on the job. Occupational diseases hurt not only workers but their employers as well, who can face high fines for violating OD-related regulations, workers compensation claims, and negative publicity. Learn about five of the top OD exposures for oil and gas workers below.



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