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AFL-CIO sees little progress in addressing ‘workplace fatality crisis’ in oil and gas

May 13, 2014

States with a high energy presence are at the top of the ‘worst’ list for workplace fatalities: North Dakota, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and West Virginia.

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High exposure to frack sand poses silicosis risk

June 29, 2012

Dan Neal of the Equality State Policy Center wrote about a new health warning for workers engaged in hydraulic fracturing:

OSHA issues hazard alert
High exposure to frack sand …