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Welcome to the new website for North Texas Exploration and Production Safety Network (NTEPS)! We hope you will join us at our next meeting.

Starting in 2018, the meetings will be held on the third Friday of each month from 9 AM to 11 AM.

Our next Meeting May 18, 2018
Guest Speaker 1: Suzanne Kazo, Territory Sales Manager with VF Workwear will be offering a dynamic presentation on Heat Stress.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting June 15, 2018
Guest Speaker: Stay tuned, more info and announcements to come.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting July 20, 2018
Guest Speaker 1: Stephen Gale, BSc, Business Development Manager with Chalwyn from the United Kingdom. Mr. Gale will be presenting Diesel Engine Safety Solutions, a look at new findings related to the international serious accident history relating to diesel engines near gas leaks.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting August 17, 2018
Guest Speaker: Geri Blanchard, President of Norm Solutions, LLC. Mrs. Blanchard will be presenting Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) for the oil and gas industry.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

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This report describes fatal incidents identified by the NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) database that occurred in 2014. The purpose of FOG is to collect detailed information about worker fatalities related to U.S. oil and gas extraction.

This report provides updates to fatalities published in the Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-year Report: January 1, 2014–June 30, 2014, and also includes fatalities from the second half of the year.

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NIOSH releases official new video: Protecting Oil and Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors.

This 13-minute video was developed in partnership with the California Department of Public Health-Occupational Health Branch (CDPH-OHB); special thanks goes to Bob Harrison and Laura Styles for their vital contributions.

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