Oil and gas workers and employers are well aware that jobs in this industry are notoriously dangerous. In fact, the oil and gas industry is so dangerous that most workplace safety reporting focuses on severe injuries and fatalities. It’s understandable that so much focus is directed at preventing major accidents….
TJ Scimone is founder and CEO of Slice, Inc., which designs and manufactures unique, safer cutting tools, now used by leading companies in the oil and gas industry to reduce lacerations and overuse injuries. All tools feature ergonomic handles and patent-pending finger-friendly® ceramic blades, which are non-sparking, nonconductive, and non-magnetic. Safety is the driving factor behind all Slice innovation and the Slice Workplace Safety Blog
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.