General Safety

19 February 2015

Transporting Flammable Liquids!

Transporting Flammable Liquids! There are two main hazards that everyone needs to be aware of when transporting flammable liquids such as gasoline. Storing or transporting flammable
19 February 2015

Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding Guarding of moving parts of machines and equipment is important to the safety of oilfield workers.  A Hazard Assessment of the equipment on a
19 February 2015

Lockout/Tagout

Lockout/Tagout Hazard Overview:  Every year, unexpected and uncontrolled releases of hazardous energy cause worker injuries and deaths during the installation, maintenance, service, or repair of machines,
19 February 2015

Hydrogen Sulfide: Responsibilities and Duties of Personnel

Hydrogen Sulfide: Responsibilities and Duties of Personnel Depending on the rig’s emergency plan for an H2S release, crew personnel should follow their predetermined instructions.  For example,
19 February 2015

Hydrogen Sulfide

Hydrogen Sulfide Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a highly toxic, colorless gas.  It is heavier than air, and when present in small amounts, has the characteristic odor
19 February 2015

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs When a drilling crew needs to evacuate the rig floor due to an emergency, the evacuation will usually
19 February 2015

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity Most of us are familiar with static electricity.  We all have walked across the rug and reached for the doorknob, only to
19 February 2015

Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety How much current does it take to kill?  There are many instances where persons have survived 30,000 and 40,000 volts while many other cases
19 February 2015

Confined Space Entry: General

Confined Space Entry: General Accurate identification is an important aspect of making a safe entry into a confined space.  Not all confined spaces will be considered