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.

Downloadable Safety Alerts are PDF files and require Adobe’s free Acrobat Reader. This material is presented for information purposes only.
Managers & Supervisors should evaluate this information to determine if it can be applied to their own situations and practices.
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

12 July 2017

Alert 17-02 Attempted Robbery During Transport Results in Medical Attention

12 July 2017

Alert 17-01 Dropped Casing Results in Equipment Damage

11 November 2015

Alert 15-10 Fatality on Drill Floor

7 October 2015

Alert 15-09 Near Miss- Dropped Six Pound Sledge Hammer

7 October 2015

Alert 15-08 Disabled and Non-Functional Safety Devices Leads to Destruction of Derrick Board

24 July 2015

Alert 15-07 Poor Situation Awareness/Line of Fire Incident Results in OSHA Recordable

24 July 2015

Alert 15-06 Caught Between Winch Truck and Half Pit

24 July 2015

Alert 15-05 RWC – Smashed Finger on Tongs

1 June 2015

Alert 15-04 Finger Injury Leads to LTI