January, 2018

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New Court Ruling Allows Oil Companies to be Sued When a Worker is Injured or Killed

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a report detailing just how hazardous oil and gas extraction work conditions can be and the fatality rate that goes along with it. From 2003-2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job throughout the United States. The fatality rate of oil and gas […]

January 29th, 2018 Read More

Oklahoma Rig Explosion Named Deadliest Oil and Gas Industry Accident Since 2010

The gas well explosion that occurred early this week in Oklahoma has shined light on Patterson-UTI Energy and the amount of safety violations the company has received over the past decade. At least 20 workers have died at well sites linked to Patterson-UTI from 2005-2007. This is the same drilling contractor responsible for the horrific […]

January 26th, 2018 Read More

Local Head on Crash Reminds Us About the Importance of Teen Driving Safety

A two-vehicle crash involving multiple pick-up trucks and three teenagers reminds us of the importance teen driving safety awareness. The accident occurred west of Highway 271 when an 18-year-old crossed into oncoming traffic hitting another truck. Unfortunately, not everyone involved in the car accident was wearing a seatbelt. Multiple people suffered from severe and even […]

January 24th, 2018 Read More
Girl looking at phone behind the wheel.

January is Teen Driving Awareness Month

January is teen driving awareness month, and the perfect time to sit down with your new drivers and explain just what being a safe and aware driver entails. Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers. Each day 6 teenagers will lose their lives in a car accident. This number is staggering, so […]

January 15th, 2018 Read More