Keeping our people, communities, assets and the environment safe

At Devon, providing a safe and healthy workplace and being ready to respond to emergencies is not just our responsibility, it’s how we show we care about our workforce, their families and our communities. We believe our operational success depends on their safety and health, as well as on our ability to protect our technology advantage and infrastructure, our assets and the environment.

We prepare our people to work safely with comprehensive orientation and training, on-the-job guidance and tools, safety engagements, recognition and other resources. Employees and contractors are accountable for stopping at-risk work, immediately reporting incidents and near-miss events, and informing visitors of emergency alarms and evacuation plans. Devon uses proven best practices, technologies, tools and materials throughout our operations to safeguard the people working at our worksites and neighbors nearby.

To maintain business continuity, Devon follows federal government guidelines and industry best practices for effective cybersecurity and emergency management. We work continuously to prevent disruptions and provide training and drills, so our employees are prepared and ready to respond to a wide variety of issues.

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Safety Performance Metrics
*Unless otherwise noted, all data presented is pro forma (Devon + WPX) for U.S. operated assets.
2020 2021 2022
Fatalities (Employee + Contractor workforce) 2 0 1
Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) (Employee + Contractor) 0.43 0.50 0.53
   TRIR - Employee 0.36 0.58 0.56
   TRIR - Contractor 0.44 0.48 0.53
Serious Incident and Fatality (SIF) Recordable Rate (Employee + Contractor) 0.11 0.07 0.05
Days Away Restricted Transfer (DART) Incident Rate (Employee + Contractor) 0.20 0.33 0.35
   DART Incident Rate - Employee 0.24 0.34 0.17
   DART Incident Rate - Contractor 0.19 0.32 0.37
Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR) (Employee + Contractor) 0.12 0.19 0.15
   LTIR - Employee 0.16 0.29 0.11
   LTIR - Contractor 0.11 0.17 0.16
Preventable Vehicle Incident Rate (per million miles) 1.19 2.37 1.96
Employee Hours (million) 5.0 4.2 3.6
Contractor Hours (million) 24.8 22.8 26.9