Drilling boom, deadly legacy. Despite hundreds of oil field fatalities, federal government does little to monitor or safeguard onshore workers. Houston Chronicle Article
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigates only a portion of the most serious accidents involving deaths or three or more hospitalizations. This interactive map shows the locations of OSHA investigations in Texas since 2007 involving oil and gas extraction, drilling, well service and oil and gas support industries. The accompanying searchable database allows you to look for information on investigations based on the company’s name, accident type or location.