Action Page – Protecting Oil & Gas Workers From Hydrocarbon Gases & Vapors
California Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program investigates work-related fatalities to identify the causes and prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.
This video explains how David, a truck driver/oil hauler, died when he was exposed to hydrocarbon gases and vapors when he opened an oil tank thief hatch ... and what can be done to prevent this from happening again.
Digital stories are best used as educational triggers that can kick off a worker training session and facilitate discussion. See below for video discussion questions and video download instructions.