• The energy extraction industry has an elevated occupational fatality and injury rate that consistently ranks among the highest of any US industries.  The fatality rate alone is roughly seven times higher than that of an average industry.  - US Bureau of Labor Statistics


  • Between 2003 and 2014, 1,331 occupational fatalities were recorded by the US Department of Labor in the field of Oil and Gas alone... which is an average of over 100 occupational fatalities per year, with 2014 being the worst year yet.  When you factor in coal mining, wind farms, and solar installations, the number rises to well over 2,500 deaths and approaches a death a day.


  • Occupational injuries are estimated to be over a staggering 8,000+ incidents per year in the field of Oil and Gas Extraction.  Combined with coal mining, wind farms, and solar installations, the number of incidents between 2003 and 2014 totaled approx. 96,000 work-related accidents in the United States.  - US Bureau of Labor Statistics        

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  • The energy extraction industry has an elevated occupational fatality and injury rate that consistently ranks among the highest of any US industries.  The fatality rate alone is roughly seven times higher than that of an average industry. - US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Every time we flip on a light switch or start our cars, we have an American Energy Hero to thank.  Energy field workers brave an unstable job market and dangerous working conditions to power the world we live in.  Accidents can and do happen in the energy industry... and we owe it to the brave men and women who supply us with our energy to be there to support them when they need it the most.

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