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Danger in the Woodlands

One of the worst, if not the worst, wildfire seasons is predicted for California this summer. And areas in southern California have already experienced smokey outbreaks early this summer. That’s why it is especially important for wildland firefighters and emergency(…)

Sobering Numbers About the Dangers of Oil and Gas Extraction

Sobering Numbers About the Dangers of Oil and Gas Extraction

We’ve always known that the working in the oil and gas industry is dangerous business. But statistics published by the CDC recently show just how serious the dangers are. The fatality rate for oil and gas workers was 27.1 per(…)

Volume No. 3: Respiratory Ridiculousness

Volume No. 3: Respiratory Ridiculousness

Wearing a half mask respirator upside down? Genius. Drilling a cigarette hole in a respirator mask to make sure that it’s easy to get that nicotine fix? Inspired. (Note: Bonus points if you work around flammable vapors and materials.) Using(…)