Co-authors Marcus Fettinger and Chance Decker

Being from the government and here to help you, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued guidance for oil and gas industry workers and employers in light of the increased risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19. The guidance provides three categories of workplace safety measures for employers to follow:

  • engineering controls;
  • administrative controls; and
  • safe workplace practices.

What is “guidance”? Consider it a suggestion with implications.

Gray Reed partners Chance Decker and Marcus Fettinger explain what oil and gas employers need to know to avoid potential liabilities from OSHA complaints or lawsuits by employees.

And a musical interlude