flame retardant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en OSHA implements new rules to protect rig workers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/osha-implements-new-rules-protect-rig-workers <p></p><p></p><p>New rules from Wyoming’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, require workers to wear flame-resistant clothing near wellbore holes, and require emergency shut-down devices on diesel engines used on drill rigs.</p><p></p><p>OSHA’s John Ysebaert says flame-resistant clothing has made a big difference for worker’s safety during two recent incidents. One was a fire at the Sinclair Oil refinery.</p><p></p><p>“There were injuries, but it absolutely saved lives and … reduced those injuries,”Ysebaert said.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:58:24 +0000 Willow Belden 36275 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org OSHA implements new rules to protect rig workers