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E & P Onshore Safety

E&P-OnshoreAPI's E&P Onshore Operations Safety WorkSafe program is now available!

Most studies show that 80% of industry training requirements overlap by 80%. Using the same process API uses to develop consensus-based standards, API has developed a new program that allows operators to make sure their workers and contractors have been trained to industry safety standards. Workers and contractors who participate may gain a competitive edge. Operators who use the program can reduce their on-site training time - focusing on important site and company specific safety issues, and increasing available work time.

The E&P Onshore Operations Safety Program provides training on key safety issues found at onshore job sites and includes an examination covering industry safety practices.

Click here to access the API WorkSafe Website now!

API WorkSafe is a great way for operators and service station owners to identify those individuals who have awareness of key safety issues and procedures.

A voluntary program, API WorkSafe was developed to address industry concerns that such variations can actually hinder their goal of an accident-free work environment.

For each API WorkSafe program, the secure online program includes a body of knowledge, training modules, and a qualification exam. Applicants who pass the exam will receive a Safety Key wallet card with a unique personal identification code. Operators and station owners can then verify the code online here or by telephone at 202-371-1043.

API WorkSafe is extremely affordable as well.
Contractors and employees can select from three different items available on the site: a PDF of the handbook or recommended practice, the online Training Module, or the online Qualification Exam.  Items can be purchased individually or in any combination - usually for less than $25.


The 14 Training Modules available for the E&P Onshore Operations Safety Program are:

  •  Individual Safety
  •  Personal Protective Equipment
  •  Tool Selection
  •  Hot Work
  •  Working at Heights
  •  Tagging and Flagging
  •  Lockout/Tagout
  •  Blinding
  •  Confined Spaces
  •  Excavation and Trenching
  •  Management of Change
  •  Driving Safety
  •  Rigging, Hoisting and Lifting
  •  Specific Safety Programs

Are you ready to show you know how to work safe? Visit API WorkSafe today at https://worksafe.api.org. Because when we all work together to improve safety, everybody works safe.

For more information, please email APIWorksafe@api.org or contact Marisa McArthur at 202-682-8040 or mcarthurm@api.org.