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Safety Training Resources for Oil and Gas Industry Workers

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Free Downloadable DWC Safety Publications:

Free Online Safety Videos:

For help with oil and gas (extraction) worker safety, search the Free Online Safety Videos under the following subjects:

  • Confined Space
  • Electrical Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Oil and Gas Production Safety
  • Tools - Safety
  • Weather Safety

Training Programs Available:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fall Protection - Construction Industry
  • Hand and Portable Power Tool Safety
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety (also available in Spanish)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching and Shoring

More information on training programs is available in the Training Program Descriptions publication or contact Workplace Safety at 512-804-4610 or

OSHA Resources:

OSHA: Oil and Gas Extraction

Other Resources:

NIOSH Program Portfolio: Oil and Gas Extraction Safety and Health Program

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT): Energy Sector Safety Campaign

Help from Your Insurance Company:

If you have a workers’ compensation policy in Texas, your insurance company must give you free accident prevention help, including:

  • surveys;
  • consultations;
  • safety advice and training;
  • industrial hygiene and health services;
  • claims history; and
  • accident analysis.

You must contact your insurance company for help. If you have any trouble getting help from your insurance company, contact DWC at 800-687-7080 or

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 1/16/2024