WORKING WITH OIL AND GAS
Oil and gas are vital energy sources that power many aspects of our daily lives, including generating electricity, fueling vehicles, and creating a wide range of products such as plastics, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. These industries are also major revenue sources for many countries, providing jobs and supporting government programs and services. The production and export of oil and gas also play a significant role in global trade and politics, making them an important factor in international relations.
However, exposure to gas and oil can have negative long-term health effects on individuals. Inhaling gas and oil fumes can irritate the respiratory system and lead to chronic bronchitis and other respiratory conditions. Long-term exposure can also increase the risk of cancer, particularly lung cancer, and can negatively impact the immune system, making it more difficult for the body to fight off infections. It can also affect the nervous system, causing symptoms such as headaches and dizziness.
In addition to the potential health effects of exposure, gas and oil spills and leaks can also present a serious hazard in the workplace. These incidents can cause physical harm to people and damage to equipment and the environment. To minimize the impact of spills and leaks, it is important to take appropriate precautions and have a plan in place for responding to these incidents. If the spill is large or you are unsure how to dispose of it properly, it is best to contact your local emergency response team for assistance. By taking these measures, we can help ensure the safety of individuals and the environment.
Protect yourself and your surrounding with the right products
At QSS, we offer a wide selection of products that protect against oil and gas exposure. These include Fire Rated chemical-resistant gloves, respiratory protection equipment, eye and face protection gear, protective footwear, FR clothing, and flammable safety cabinets.