Posts Tagged ‘Oil-Spill’
DOL Focuses on Safety of Oil Cleanup WorkersMay 4th, 2010
Cleanup workers can face potential hazards from oil byproducts, dispersants, detergents, and degreasers. Drowning, heat illness, and falls also pose hazards, as can encounters with wild species native to the impacted areas. OSHA is consulting with BP and others to ensure that workers receive appropriate training and protective equipment.