In 2019, the rate of occupational injury deaths lied at 14.6 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in the United States, the second-highest rate in the country. Despite a general trend towards the decrease of both fatal and nonfatal incidents, companies must sustain a continuous effort to make the industry workplace a safer one. The efforts benefit not only the worker’s health and safety but aim at protecting a company’s assets as well as the environment.
Can digitalization help improve health and safety in the oil and gas industry? Experts share their views on the importance of safety in the industry and disclose innovative methods to enhance workers, assets, and environmental safety.