flame-resistant http://wyomingpublicradio.net en OSHA proposes flame-resistant clothing requirement near rigs http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/osha-proposes-flame-resistant-clothing-requirement-near-rigs <p>The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing a rule that would require workers to wear flame-resistant clothing within 75 feet of an oil and gas well bore.<br>&nbsp;<br>The agency is taking public comments on the proposal and will hold a public hearing on Oct. 5 in Casper.<br><br>John Robitaille, of the Petroleum Association of Wyoming, says industry would welcome the rule since many already follow it now.<br>&nbsp;<br>But Robitaille says some companies would rather use the special clothing on an as-needed basis.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:54:00 +0000 The Associated Press 28915 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net OSHA proposes flame-resistant clothing requirement near rigs