SPECIAL REPORT: Companies must carefully choose training for industrial fire fighting

11/06/2006
Today’s oil and gas industry focuses mainly on production. After all, without production, refining, transportation, and distribution of fossil fuels, the industry comes to a halt.But there is another factor that must be considered: How to guard against a fire. A significant fire event can affect how the supply and distribution chain functions. Considerations must encompass how to protect people, the environment, surrounding communities, and company assets.Working with flammable materials, either as part of day-to-day operations or as an emergency response, is always risky; mistakes may be sudden and complications and hazards can be masked.Once a problem emerges, the dangers to healt...
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