Safety Alerts

Safety Alerts

Each month, IADC distributes HSE Alerts to members. All Alerts issued will be archived on this web site. We welcome your ideas for future Safety Alerts.

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24 May 2021

Alert 21-09 Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Lithium Thionyl Chloride Cell Battery Explosion

24 May 2021

Alert 21-08 Fatality Caused by Explosion of Corroded Fire Extinguisher

30 April 2021

Alert 21-07 Blind Shear Door Blown Off BOP Body

30 April 2021

Alert 21-06 Uncontrolled release of Hydraulic Gooseneck Ring

30 April 2021

Alert 21-05 Dropped Joint of Casing while using a Casing Running Tool (CRT)

8 April 2021

Alert 21-04 H2S Alarm Activation

6 April 2021

Alert 21-03 Crushed By / Caught Between Fatality

6 April 2021

Alert 21-02 Two LTI’s result from dropped object while preparing to run BOP

22 March 2021

Alert 21-01 Marine Riser Drops to Drill Floor

27 October 2020

Alert 20-08 Work Platform Dropped Into Sea

31 July 2020

Alert 20-07 Uncontrolled Descent of Crane Boom

14 July 2020

Alert 20-05 Catastrophic Failure of Mud Centrifuge

30 June 2020

Alert 20-06 Crewman caught in the line of fire while using Riser Torque Wrench

27 May 2020

Alert 20-04 Blow Out Preventer (BOP) Drops to Seabed

6 February 2020

Alert 20-03 Casing Elevators Not Latched Properly Result in a Dropped Joint of Casing

9 January 2020

Alert 20-02 Back Injury Caused by Lifting Slings

9 January 2020

Alert 20-01 Employee Struck by Drill Line When the Wire Rope Grip (Snake) Parted

25 November 2019

Alert 19-06 Rig Floor Plate Falls to Production Deck

3 October 2019

19-05 Pulsation Dampener Failure

4 March 2019

19-04 Finger Injury Results from BOP Handling

15 January 2019

19-03 Racker Cab Window Pane Falls to Drill Floor

15 January 2019

Alert 19-02 Foot Fractured Caught Between Shifting Risers

15 January 2019

Alert 19-01 Cement Unit Agitator Severs Fingers

19 April 2018

Alert 18-03 Small Bore Tubing Failure on BOP Control System

1 February 2018

Alert 18-02 Fatality – Struck By/Caught Between Pipe Handling Catwalk Machine

12 January 2018

Alert 18-01 Sheared Wireline Tool Results in Dropped Object

26 September 2017

Alert 17-06 Offshore Crane Operator Falls Through Dislodged Grating

12 July 2017

Alert 17-05 Crown Saver Device – Near Miss

12 July 2017

Alert 17-04 Drill Pipe Screen Lodging in Top Drive Results in Near Hit

12 July 2017

Alert 17-03 LTI – Hot Water Scald