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CDC Urges OSHA To Bolster Data-Gathering In Report On Oil & Gas Deaths

September 1, 2023 at 4:46 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling on OSHA to improve how it investigates and records worker deaths in the oil and gas extraction (OGE) sector, saying the agency’s current practices and lack of a specific safety standard for OGE work have produced incomplete data as part of a report on fatalities in the industry. In the Sept. 1 edition of its Morbidity And Mortality Weekly Report , CDC published a lengthy analysis of worker deaths between...

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