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Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
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RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
RossTan you might want to provide a more detailed context for firing these people because its obviously starting to annoy people on this thread who work in the patch.

From what you have written so far it appears you are arbitrarily firing people to avoid even the risk of an incident. A lot of us made, and continue to make, huge personal sacrifices to work out here so such behavior doesn't exactly earn much respect. Yes safety is important but so is the comradery of a crew and a certain amount of leeway is expected. Following safety rules to the letter is unrealistic at times and people should be given some credit to make the right decision themselves.

The example I would use is a bouncer in a nightclub: He is there to monitor safety, to prevent the nightclub being liable under its insurance policy and maintain some sort of order. Now people are going to get drunk, have fun and maybe do slightly dangerous things. That is okay because people know the risk and choose to enter that nightclub themselves. They are free to go to a different nightclub or drink at home if they want. Now throughout the night maybe the bouncer breaks up a fight or stops some drunk fat girl from dancing on the bar but if he goes running around all night trying to prevent any possible breach of safety before it even happens he won't get much respect and is just being a dick . Right now it sounds like you are kicking people out just for ordering some shots at the bar.
08-14-2013 01:53 AM
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Risks, opportunities, import/export - OSL - 03-16-2013, 06:58 AM
RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months! - Atlantic - 08-14-2013 01:53 AM