Any kind of oil refinery work can be dangerous for workers. Workers in this industry are highly trained, and there are stringent safety practices in place to minimize incidents where California workers may be injured on the job. However, a recent push to adopt new rules in California shows there may be room for improvement.
Any kind of heavy machinery can be difficult to operate, even for the highly trained workers who use them everyday. Even with the proper training and safety precautions in place, a worker can be injured on the job. Recently, a worker was injured in California while using equipment commonly known as a scissor lift.