Do you know what the top 5 causes of death in the oil and gas industry are?

According to the CDC/Health and safety magazine, the following are the top five causes of death in the oil and gas industry:

  1. Transportation incidents (40.3 percent)
  2. Contact with objects/equipment (25.9 percent)
  3. Fires or explosions (14.3 percent)
  4. Exposure to harmful substances or environments (8.8 percent)
  5. Slips, trips and falls (8.2 percent)

In Africa, due to the often large distance between hospitals and worksites, poorer road infrastructure and lower density of specialist hospitals, medical emergencies need to be prepared for more proactively.

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The Flying Doctors Nigeria is a member of the British Safety Council that specializes in providing medical solutions such as air ambulance and medical evacuation, ground ambulance procurement and leasing, remote medical services such a medical staffing, clinic set-up, site clinic management, occupational health, medical evacuation insurance and other health consultancy services for the oil & gas industry as well as other corporate, military and non-governmental organizations.