API Publ 2387 pdf download Survey of Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities in the Petroleum Industry Summary Report: Aggregate Data Only Report to Participants March 2009
U.S.Operations: Company Employees
2008 data pertaining to U.S.occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities for an employer’s ownemployees were submitted to the American Petroleum Institute(API) by forty-five oil and gascompanies and their subsidiaries, employing persons with a total work experience of 369 millionhours.In 2007, forty-two companies reported 343 million hours.
In 2008, the Total OSHA Recordable Case Incidence Rate reported was 0.68, compared to 0.72for 2007.This rate is the number of total recordable cases per 200,000 hours worked, or approximately the number of cases per 100 full-time workers per year.
The Death Plus Days Away Incidence Rate reported for 2008 was 0.17 per 200,000 hours worked—or one case for every 588 employees, compared to 0.17 in 2007—or one case for every588 employees.
Since 1996, the reported Total OSHA Recordable Case Incidence Rate and Death plus DaysAway Incidence Rate have improved an average of 8.8 and 7.4 percent per year, respectively (seethe figure below).
The total OSHA recordable incidence rate as reported to API has declined by more than half over the past fifteen years. The following graphs show the fifteen-year trend for selected U.S. petroleum industry sectors.
U.S.Operations: Contract Workers
In 2008, thirty-five oil and gas companies and their subsidiaries submitted contract worker datafor their U.S. operations.These workers provided 481 million hours of service to these
companies. The Total OSHA Recordable Case Incidence Rate reported for these contract workerswas0.89. The Death plus Days Away Incidence Rate reported for this group of workers was0.18 per 200,000 hours worked——or one case for every 556 workers.
Non-U.S.Operations: Company Emplovees
Sixteen companies reported non-U.S.employee data. During 2008, these employees had a totalwork experience of 390 million hours. For this group, the reported Total OSHA Recordable CaseIncidence Rate was 0.28.
Their Death plus Days Away Incidence Rate was 0.07 per 200,000 hours worked—or one case forevery 1,429 employees.
Non-U.S. Operations: Contract Workers
Fourteen companies reported data for non-U.S. contract workers. In 2008, this category ofworker performed a total of 827 million hours in their non-U.S. operations. The Total oSHARecordable Case Incidence Rate reported for these contract workers was 0.42.The Death plusDays Away Incidence Rate reported for this group of workers was 0.11 per 200,000 hoursworked-or one case for every 909 workers