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What Damages Are Available in a Refinery Explosion Lawsuit?

Posted on January 31, 2022 in
Disasters related to an oil refinery explosion are relatively rare, but they do occur. Unfortunately, when a refinery explosion event does happen, explosions can cause severe injuries. Additionally, if a refinery explosion occurs near a town or city, this can injure passersby and residents. Here, we want to discuss what damages may be available...
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The Risks from Chemical Plants

Posted on January 31, 2022 in
Chemical plants and the modern American manufacturing industry go hand in hand. The products fabricated here and shipped out are everyday essentials to Americans, including everything from laundry detergents to auto petroleum. But, behind all of the history and power of chemical plants, lurks the risks to the thousands of employees working daily at...
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Chemical Plant Safety

Posted on January 31, 2022 in
Chemical factory explosions can be devastating – even fatal – which is why it is so vital to have chemical plant safety practices in place to avoid any accidents because they are preventable. Chemical plant disasters can be avoided through consistent, scheduled maintenance and the documents to prove that scheduled maintenance was conducted. The...
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Breaking Down the Hierarchy of Hazard Controls

Posted on January 28, 2022 in
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) created a hierarchy of hazard controls to protect workers from on-the-job dangers, lower workplace safety and health risks, avoid injuries and illnesses, and provide safe working conditions. With these effective controls in place, employers can plan for, protect, and prevent hazards, as well as determine...
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Is Texas Oil and Gas Regulated?

Posted on January 28, 2022 in
The short answer is, yes, oil and gas production in Texas is regulated – primarily by the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC), but also in tandem by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), which monitors air quality, surface water management and water quality, and waste management.  Because this is a widespread industry throughout the...
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