Vaccinations for Mining, Oil and Other Natural Resource Workers
Those employees that work with natural resources on a regular basis may be at higher risk for preventable disease or infection. Those working in mining, oil rigs, natural gas, etc., should receive protection before being exposed to avoid unnecessary illness. At Passport Health, our expert staff is committed to keeping your employees healthy on and off the job.
Which Vaccines Do Mining, Oil and Natural Resources Workers Need?
A variety of vaccinations are recommended for workers involved in mining and natural resources. Depending on age and exact sector, the following vaccines are recommended: hepatitis B, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), influenza.
See the bullets below to learn more about some of these key immunizations:
- Hepatitis B –
Blood & Body Fluids –
Liver infection commonly spread through needles, medical equipment or direct contact with body fluids. Vaccination is the best form of protection.
- Influenza –
Provides high protection against virus. Recommended on an annual basis.
- TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) –
Wounds & Airborne –
A tetanus booster vaccination is recommended for all adults once every ten years.
See the table below for more information:
Common Vaccinations for Mining, Oil and Natural Resources
|VACCINE||HOW DISEASE SPREADS||DETAILS|
|Hepatitis B||Blood & Body Fluids||Liver infection commonly spread through needles, medical equipment or direct contact with body fluids. Vaccination is the best form of protection.|
|Influenza||Airborne||Provides high protection against virus. Recommended on an annual basis.|
|TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis)||Wounds & Airborne||A tetanus booster vaccination is recommended for all adults once every ten years.|
What Kind of Vaccine Services Does Passport Health Offer?
Do you want to make sure your staff is current with their vaccinations? Do a lot of employees need to be immunized? We’re here to help! Passport Health onsite clinics provide your staff with everything they need in one convenient location.
We will provide all the necessary immunizations to your team, and even come back for any booster or revaccination.
Just need a few people vaccinated or have some fresh faces on the team? Our in-clinic services can help.
We will help ensure that your team is safe. Any of our 300 locations in the USA, Canada, and Mexico can provide the various immunizations they may need. Each clinic keeps key vaccinations in-stock and ready for your visit, which means less time spent traveling back and forth.