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Mohajeri L, Zahed M A, Pakravan M. Health and Well-being Challenges of Workers on the Upstream Sector in the Oil and Gas Industry. TB 2021; 19 (6) :108-120
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-3188-en.html
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Introduction: Occupational nature, strenuous physical activity, shift work, spatial and geographical location, as well as support facilities and equipment, pose greater risks to individuals in the oil and gas industry, especially those engaged in offshore oil exploration and production activities. The purpose of this article is to explain the issue of health and well-being of oil and gas industry workers with regard to accidents in this industry, which can be better and more effective by managing safety, health and environment (HSE) by modeling events in other countries.
Methods: This review article analyzes the health problems of oil and gas workers. The research question is what issues and challenges the upstream part of the oil and gas industry has in the field of employee welfare. Physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic risk factors have been investigated. It has also pushed the specific problems of the drilling industry (restrictions on offshore work, psychological hazards, stresses from frequent relocations, and sleep quality to choose from).
Results: Physical, chemical and biological hazards have been identified as the most important hazards. In addition, psychological hazards have a very serious effect on health and safety.
Conclusion: Systematic assessment of health risks, personnel health, training programs, accident analysis, is an effective method of HSE management.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/03/9 | Accepted: 2021/03/10 | Published: 2021/02/28

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