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H2S: Hydrogen Sulfide Safety
Personal Protective Equipment: A Look at the Top O*NET Online Occupations Requiring PPE
Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream: MCR Safety's Got You Covered When It Comes to PPE
Top ANSI Rated Puncture Resistant Gloves
An Overview of Construction in Oil and Gas: Rigging Up, Pipeline and Plant Construction Work

Oil & Gas Resources from our Blog


Get Oil & Gas industry insights and information from our recent articles dedicated to safety and education. Knowledge is Safety! #WeProtectPeople

H2S: Hydrogen Sulfide Safety
Personal Protective Equipment: A Look at the Top O*NET Online Occupations Requiring PPE
Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream: MCR Safety's Got You Covered When It Comes to PPE
Top ANSI Rated Puncture Resistant Gloves
An Overview of Construction in Oil and Gas: Rigging Up, Pipeline and Plant Construction Work

Common Oilfield Equipment and Services Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Abrasive Handling

Heavy-duty wearing gloves are essential on a drilling rig.   Check out our reinforced thumb-crotch ensuring added durability and longevity.  Our premium leather gloves are not too shabby either!

Learn More About Abrasive Handling Protection

Common Applications:

  • Wear and tear when handling heavy tools, pipe and rigging.

UT1956

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell 10 Gauge...

92738PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

UT1954

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Red Sandy...
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PD43612

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Goatskin Leather Drivers Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on Back, Fingers,...

Chemicals and Liquids

Hydrogen sulfide occurs naturally in oil and gas.  You will need chemical gloves, face shields, and goggles when handling chemicals and opening pressurized systems. Check out our chemical permeation database.

Learn More About Chemicals and Liquids Protection

Common Applications:

  • Collecting mud samples from the shakers, tank cleaning, sludge handling, treating wells, parts cleaning, sampling and analyzing oil, lab activities, working near mud pumps and desanders.

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N2659HVL

Ninja® Alchemy Cut Work Gloves Cut Resistant and Chemical Resistant TPR Back of Hand Provides...

MG9645

PredaStretch™ Work Gloves 18 Gauge Cut Resistant Synthetic Shell Full PVC Nitrile Coating with...

N2658HVO

Ninja® Alchemy Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon Shell Fully Double Coated with PVC TPR Back of Hand...
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HB3120PF

Hydroblast­® HB3 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6® Anti-Fog Lens Coating Adjustable Rubber...

Crush and Impact

Blunt force impact is an everyday concern for a rigger.  Impact protection is this worker’s best friend.  Are you ready for the new impact impact standard?

Learn More About Crush and Impact Protection

Common Applications:

  • Tong and Spinning chain, Moving heavy objects, unloading, assembly and disassembly of drilling pipes, Heavy Chains,  lifting gear with chain hoists, sledge hammering, working around equipment and loads that swing, motor operated valves!

FF2930

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

UT1954

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Red Sandy...
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PD3951

Predator® Insulated Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Impact Resistant Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on...

UT1953

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell Red Sandy...

Cutting and Welding

Joining metal components on an oil rig demands the best welding gear.

Learn More About Cutting and Welding Protection

Common Applications:

  • Handling jagged material, Construction work.

4600

MCR Safety Blue Beast® Leather Welding Work Gloves Jersey Lined Select Side Split...

4890

MCR Safety Welding Premium Top Grain Goatskin Palm, Split Leather Back 2.5 Inch Split Leather...

4853

MCR Safety Mustang Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Top Grain Goatskin Leather 4 Inch Split...

38136MW

Bib Apron with Front pocket, 24" x 36"

Drilling Fluids, Water-Based Muds and Oils

Exposure to fluids is a definite concern for oil production workers.  Examples include drilling fluids, water-based mud, hydraulic oil, gear oil, and grease.  You will need safety gear made to last!

Common Applications:

  • Blowouts, working around mud pits/tanks retaining drilling fluids and shale shakers shaken drilling cuttings, transporting drilling fluids, tripping pipe.

MU36211

Mustang Utility Leather Work Gloves Premium Grain Goatskin Double Palm Fleece Lined with a...

6212

PVC Coated Work Gloves Single Dipped with Smooth Black PVC Soft Interlock Lining 12 Inch Length

N9690FC

Ninja® Ice Insulated Work Gloves 15 Gauge Black Nylon with Acrylic Terry Interior Fully Coated...

6412

Premium PVC Coated Work Gloves Double Dipped with Sandy Green PVC Nitrile Reinforced Soft Jersey...

Dust

Silica is the basic component of sand and rock, meaning dust exposure is common during hydraulic fracturing operations.  Conveyor sand, operating engines and motors are all concerns for getting dust in your eye.  Lined eyewear will keep it out of your eyes!

Learn More About Dust Protection

Common Applications:

  • Heavy Construction Work, Machine Operators, Equipment Maintenance, Loading and Unloading Material.

PD1210PF

Predator® PD2 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6® Anti-Fog Lens Coating Full Foam Lined for...

SR520PF

Swagger® SR5 Series Gray Foam Lined Safety Glasses Clear MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Spoggle Strap Slot...
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RP212PF

Swagger® RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses Gray Lenses MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Black Temples with...

RP31BPF

Swagger® RP3 Series Black Foam Lined Safety Glasses Brown MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Interchangeable...

Fire and Explosion

Explosions caused by a spark igniting certain vapors or gases is a major concern for workers.  Flame resistant gear is mandatory across all production platforms, drilling rigs, and construction barges.  Max Comfort gear will keep you safe!

Common Applications:

  • Equipment Maintenance, Rig Installation, Deck Crews, Floor Hands.

BLCVCX

Flame Resistant (FR) CAT3 Balaclava   Made with CarbonX® material One size fits all

SBS2003

Summit Breeze® Flame Resistant (FR) Shirt Tan 7-ounce 100% Cotton Material Long Sleeve with...

SBC2014

Summit Breeze® Flame Resistant (FR) Coverall Red 7-ounce Cotton Material Long Sleeve Coverall...
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LST1G

MCR Safety Flame Resistant FR Work Shirts Lightweight Long Sleeve T-Shirt Comfortable 100% FR...

General Hazards

Dotted cotton gloves are an industry favorite for light general maintenance.   From oil absorption, cushioning and insulation, cotton gloves are still loved by many.

Learn More About General Hazards Protection

Common Applications:

  • Loading and unloading light cargo, sweeping, platform gauging activities.

8808O

Dotted Orange Canvas Work Gloves Clute Pattern with Knit Wrist 100% Cotton Straight Thumb

943

Mechanics Work Gloves Double Palm with PVC Dots Foam Padded Back Orange Hi-Vis Gloves

9018CDG

Double Palm Work Gloves 18 Ounce Corded Cotton Clute Pattern with Straight Thumb Fluorescent Green

MC504

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Heat and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Corded...

Heat and Crush

Would you like to keep wearing your cotton gloves and have the back of your hand protected?  Checkout our MC504!

Common Applications:

  • Assembling Pipes, Heavy material handling, chaining pipe, handling iron/rigging work.

MC504

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Heat and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Corded...
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PD43612

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Goatskin Leather Drivers Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on Back, Fingers,...
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36336K

Leather Drivers Work Gloves Select Goatskin Leather with Oil Block Technology  Kevlar® Lined with...

944

MCR Safety Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility corded palm and reflective back TPR finger protection...

Impaired Vision

There is no shortage of activities on a drilling rig where a worker’s eyes need protected.  Splashing chemicals, flying debris, and sparks are concerns every Oil and Gas worker faces.

Learn More About Impaired Vision Protection

Common Applications:

  • Use of machine and powered tools, removing and spraying paint, de-scaling sand and shot blasting.

New

MP112DC

Memphis Series Black Safety Glasses with Gray Lenses MAX36™ Anti-Fog / Anti-Scratch Coating Wrap...
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MOMP110AF

Memphis Series Mossy Oak® Camo Safety Glasses Clear Lenses UV-AF® Anti-Fog Coating Wrap Around...
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RP212PF

Swagger® RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses Gray Lenses MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Black Temples with...

SR522ZPF

Swagger® SR5 Series Gray Foam Lined Safety Glasses Gray MAX6® Anti-Fog Polarized Lenses Spoggle...

Inclement Weather and FR

Working in the rain and around liquids, plus staying FR compliant has always been a challenge.  Not anymore, with Big Jake rainwear protecting workers from ARC flash hazards!

Common Applications:

  • Splashes of oil-based drilling fluid, tripping out holes, conducting water-based wash-gun activities, and cleaning mud tanks. Heavy Construction Work, Machine Operators, Equipment Maintenance, Rig Cleaning.

BJ238JH

Big Jake 2 Rainwear PVC / Meta-Aramid Fabric Flame Resistant Rain Jacket ANSI Class 3 High...

BJ238PW

Big Jake® 2 PVC / Meta-Aramid Fabric Flame Resistant Elastic Waist Rain Pants ANSI 107 Class E...

BJ238BP

Big Jake® 2 PVC / Meta-Aramid Fabric Flame Resistant Rain Bib-Pants ANSI Class E High Visibility...

BJ238CH

Big Jake® 2 PVC / Meta-Aramid Fabric Flame Resistant Rain Coat ANSI Class 3 High Visibility...

Liquid and Crush

High-risk activities demand high impact gear!  56% of all recordable incidents in 2014 for Oil & Gas were attributed to "struck by" and "caught between” objects.  Back-of-hand protection is a lifesaver, when working with oils, liquids, muds and objects that roll/pinch.  Check out our brand new Ninja Alchemy.

Common Applications:

  • Drilling, Mixing Chemicals, Valve Line Maintenance and Repair, Pipe Handling, Moving and Swinging Pipes. High Pressure lines and hose

N2658HVO

Ninja® Alchemy Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon Shell Fully Double Coated with PVC TPR Back of Hand...
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N2659HVL

Ninja® Alchemy Cut Work Gloves Cut Resistant and Chemical Resistant TPR Back of Hand Provides...

Liquid and Dropped Objects

You are going to need steel toed boots for protecting your feet from falling overhead objects, dropped objects and liquid exposure.

Learn More About Liquid and Dropped Objects Protection

Common Applications:

  • Valve Operators, Pressure Pumping, Derrick Hands, Drillers, Well Servicing, Pipe Handling, Shaker Maintenance, Oil Spill Cleanup.

VBS120

16 Inch Black PVC Work Boots Steel Toe with Cleated Sole Polyester Interior Lining Over the Sock...

BPB6S

6 Inch Black PVC Boots with Lace-Up Strings Steel Toe and Steel Shank Cleated Sole, Polyester Liner

5319

Nitri-Chem™ Flock Lined Green Nitrile Gloves Industrial Grade 13 Inches in Length 15 mil Thickness

VBBQCL3L

Two Tone Value Bomber Jacket ANSI 107 Class 3 Fluorescent Lime / Black Quilted Rain Jacket with...

Oily Grip

Do you need excellent grip working around lubricants, muds and oil.  Our new Max Grid pattern takes first prize when it comes to gripping in oil!

Learn More About Oily Grip Protection

Common Applications:

  • Chaining Pipe, Slippery Tools, Spray from pressure leak, spray guns.

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PD4900

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut Resistant Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on Back,...

981

MCR Safety Insulated Mechanics Gloves 100 Gram Thinsulate™ Lining MAXGrid™ Material Palm Inner...

UT1950

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves 13 Gauge Nylon...

FF2930

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

Pump Maintenance

High performance gloves are what these workers demand when maintaining pumps and turbines.

Learn More About Pump Maintenance Protection

Common Applications:

  • Pipe Fitters, Unloading of Valves, Heavy Tool Handling.

UT1953

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell Red Sandy...
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92715NF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

UT1955

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell Orange...

92793PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Repelling Water

Working outside involves facing Mother Nature head on, meaning wet conditions are always a concern.  HPT coated gloves repels liquids providing a firm wet or dry grip!

Learn More About Repelling Water Protection

Common Applications:

  • Turning Valves, Transporting Materials.

N9690HV

Ninja® Ice Insulated Work Gloves Hi-Vis 15 Gauge Lime Nylon with Acrylic Terry Interior Over The...

N9690FCO

Ninja® Ice Insulated Work Gloves 15 gauge Orange Nylon with Acrylic Terry Interior Fully Coated...

N9690FC

Ninja® Ice Insulated Work Gloves 15 Gauge Black Nylon with Acrylic Terry Interior Fully Coated...

N9690

Ninja® Ice Insulated Work Gloves 15 Gauge Black Nylon with Acrylic Terry Interior HPT Palm and...

Sharp Objects

Upstream workers are always exposed to sharp metal.  Cuts and Lacerations make up 7 percent of all oil and gas injury claims.. Rest assured, we simplify the selection process on our cut protection page.  Grip with confidence next time you are handling heavy iron, jagged material and sharp metal!

Learn More About Sharp Objects Protection

Common Applications:

  • Site clearing, construction work, broken steel wire, hand tool operation.

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PD3952

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Impact Resistant Work Gloves Cut Resistant Kevlar® Steel Shell Tire...

UT1955

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell Orange...

92735N

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Hypermax™ shell  Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

92738PU

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Visibility

Hi-Viz garments distinguish oil and gas workers keeping them seen across drilling operations.

Learn More About Visibility Protection

Common Applications:

  • Construction workers.

New

RXCL2MO

Hi-Visibility Recycled Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Manufactured with Recycled...

SURVCL2LS

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest, ANSI 107 Type R Class 2 Mesh Fabric, 3 Inch Orange / Silver ForceFlex®...
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VSURVMLB

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Surveyor Style with 9 Pockets Sturdy Metal...
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RSURVML

Hi-Visibility Recycled Mesh Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Manufactured with Recycled...

Watch Your Hands

By incorporating a "Watch Your Hands" logo on the back of the glove, oil and gas workers are reminded of the constant hazards faced.

Learn More About Watch Your Hands Protection

Common Applications:

  • Rigging, Construction Work, Crane Operators, Anytime where being seen is critical.

3413HVI

Leather Drivers Work Gloves CV Grade Grain Pigskin Orange Fingertips and Watch Your Hands...

96790HVI

Hi-Visibility Palm Work Gloves 15 Gauge Gray Nylon Shell Hi-Vis Orange Nitrile Foam Palm and...

3100HVI

Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Grade Pearl Gray Split Leather Orange Fingertips and Watch...

3213HVI

Leather Drivers Work Gloves CV Grade Cow Grain Leather Watch Your Hands Logo with Orange Fingertips

Windy Conditions

Goggles are excellent for overhead work where particles might fall.  They also keep the wind from distracting high-risk work!  Impact and chemical protection is a nice feature too.

Learn More About Windy Conditions Protection

Common Applications:

  • Heavy Construction Work, Machine Operators, Equipment Maintenance.

New

HB3120PF

Hydroblast­® HB3 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6® Anti-Fog Lens Coating Adjustable Rubber...

PD1212AF

Predator® PD2 Safety Goggles with Gray Lens Anti-Fog Lens Coating Full Foam Lined for Comfort and...

FFG112AF

ForceFlex® Goggle Flexible Safety Goggles Gray Frame with Gray Anti-Fog Lens

HB1320PF

Hydroblast­® HB3 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6™ Anti-Fog Lens Coating Adjustable Rubber...

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