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NEWS – Oil Industry To Put Safety First
In the first years of the oil boom, the oil patch earned a reputation as a dangerous place, partially fueled by the number of traffic crashes. There also were a good number of workplace accidents.
Safety always has been a priority of the oil industry, but with so many companies involved in the oil play it was difficult to maintain safety standards at times. With improved roads the number of traffic crashes has declined. And now, the North Dakota Petroleum Council has developed a uniform oilfield safety orientation program.
One Basin-One Way has the potential to both improve safety and make it easier for workers…
NEWS – New Oil Field Safety Orientation (VIDEO)
Gov. Doug Burgum and many operators in the Bakken met Thursday to announce a new standardized training program for oil industry workers.
Company workers and independent contractors will now take part in the same four-hour orientation program, rather than multiple safety orientations that each company asks for.
Being certified through this program will tell companies that an independent contractor has done the proper training at standards the companies and the state agree on.
“The unifying force here today is that you’ve got a group of terrific North Dakota companies that care about the people who work for them,” Governor Doug Burgum said. “Today is all about safety; it’s all about work force.”
NEWS – North Dakota Oil Industry, State Officials Laud Uniform Safety Orientation
Members of the North Dakota Petroleum Council trade group and state officials unveiled a uniform oilfield safety orientation program Thursday that they lauded for its collaborative development and time-saving for workers.
Council President Ron Ness said 50 oil companies worked on standards for the One Basin-One Way curriculum over the last 1 1/2 years. The program aims to save time for oilfield contractors who often sit through multiple, redundant safety trainings on workplace hazards in a year.
NEWS – ONE BASIN – One Way! Program Launches Standardized Safety Training
It’s called “One Basin-One Way.” It’s a standardized contractor safety program. The program allows workers in the oil industry to go through safety training just once, instead of having to repeat the training if they change jobs in the industry.
It was developed by the North Dakota Petroleum Council…
NEWS RELEASE – Governor Burgum addressed ONE BASIN- One Way! Safety FIRST Signing Ceremony
Bismarck, N.D. – On Thursday, Governor Burgum joined the ONE BASIN – One Way! Safety FIRST partners for a signing ceremony to commemorate the official start of this unique standardized contractor safety orientation program. Earlier this year, the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) announced the launch of ONE BASIN – One Way! and the North Dakota Safety Council, TrainND Northwest, and Diamond B as the training providers. The Safety FIRST partners are: Bruin E&P, Crestwood Midstream, Enerplus, Equinor, Hess Corporation, Oasis Petroleum, ONEOK, Inc., QEP Resources, Whiting Petroleum Corporation, WPX Energy, and XTO Energy.
NEWS – Making Oilfield Work Safer
Minot, ND – Seven people died on the job in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry in 2017.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that’s an increase from four deaths in 2016.
It points out the danger of those types of jobs.
But a public-private coalition is taking a step aimed at reducing the danger.
Jim Olson reports on “One Basin, One Way.”
NEWS – ONE BASIN – One Way! to streamline safety orientation in oil and gas
There’s a new safety orientation program for contractors in the oil and gas industry that aims to save time and money for employers.
Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) recently announced the launch of ONE BASIN– One Way!, a standardized contractor safety orientation program. ONE BASIN–One Way! will hold a kickoff meeting on Tuesday, February 19, 2020 ahead of the North Dakota Safety Council’s (NDSC) annual Safety Conference, February 20-22, 2020 in Bismarck.
NEWS – TrainND will be part of effort to standardize safety, orientation program for Bakken Oil Patch
TrainND in Williston is one of two entities statewide that will be offering a new standardized safety and orientation program for oilfield workers in the Bakken.
PRESS RELEASE – ONE BASIN- One Way! announces standardized contractor orientation program and providers
Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council is proud to announce the launch of ONE BASIN– One Way!, a standardized contractor safety orientation program. The ONE BASIN–One Way! advisory committee has selected the North Dakota Safety Council, TrainND Northwest, and Diamond B to provide the standardized training.