As oil and gas industry continues to expand, the need for safety professionals has never been over emphasized. Identifying and controlling onshore and offshore oil platform hazards, reducing fatalities, injuries and illnesses, and designing effective OSH management systems specific to the oil and gas industry are essential skills to the success of oil & gas organizations.
Roustabout is typically an entry-level position in the oil and gas rig which does not require a specialized certificate or profession. General duties include but not limited to: loading and offloading boats, assisting the crane operator in moving equipment around the rig and assisting all other crew members as needed. A large part of the Roustabout's work load consists of cleaning and general maintenance of the rig etc.