Planning for medical emergencies can save lives on remote drilling sites

Posted on 12 February 2014

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As drilling operations continue to expand into increasingly remote areas, it is important for companies to prepare their drilling crews to deal with medical emergencies. In this exclusive video from the 2014 IADC Health, Safety and Environment Conference in Houston last week, Dr Kurt Papenfus of Safety Management Systems shares his insights on how drilling companies can better prepare their employees to respond during life-threatening situations and when simply calling 9-1-1 may not be the right answer.

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