NIOSH Oil and Gas Extraction Program

June 2019
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-141

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Oil and Gas Extraction Safety and Health Program works with partners in industry, trade associations, professional organizations, academia, and labor. The program focuses on these areas:

  • Reducing worker fatalities, with an emphasis on motor vehicle crashes;
  • Characterizing physical and chemical exposure hazards; and
  • Developing and evaluating engineering controls to improve worker safety and health.

NIOSH Oil and Gas Extraction Program (PPOP) 2019 pdf icon[PDF – 637 KB]

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2019]. Oil and Gas Extraction Program. By Hill, R., Caruso, D., Moller, K., and Reeves, K. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2019–141, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019141external icon

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