First Responders and Industry Pros Learn the Importance of Safety During Mock Line Strike near Weston, WV

First Responders and Industry Pros Learn the Importance of Safety During Mock Line Strike near Weston, WV

Charles Young | WVNews

Local first responders and professionals from the oil and gas industry attended a mock gas-line strike demonstration at the West Virginia State Fire Academy near Weston on Tuesday.

The mock strike, performed by volunteers, gave attendees a visual example of the dangers that can arise on a job site if workers fail to follow proper safety procedures when digging near a buried gas pipeline.

The demonstration was broken into two parts: The right way and the wrong way…(Read the full story)

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