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Safety Alerts

Browse close to 700 Safety Alerts, categorized by date

Safety Topics (JSAs)

150+ Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs), organized by topic

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Safety Alerts

Browse close to 700 Safety Alerts, categorized by date

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

Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs)

150+ Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs), organized by topic

23 February 2015

Heat Stress Hazards

Heat Stress Hazards If the dangers of heat stress are well known, why do workers keep getting hurt, or even killed, by the heat? Heat stress
23 February 2015

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Overview: Human blood and body fluids can contain microorganisms—called bloodborne pathogens—that can lead to disease.  Exposure to bloodborne pathogens takes place in
23 February 2015

Narcotics Awareness on the Rig

Narcotics Awareness on the Rig How does the fact that your fellow crew member “sniffs a little coke” or “pops a few pills” to get a
23 February 2015

Fatigue Kills

Fatigue Kills You cannot fight nature, so just work with it. Our bodies work in 24-25 hour cycles of sleeping, eating and being active.  Worst time
23 February 2015

Fatigue Behind the Wheel or in the Workplace

Fatigue Behind the Wheel or in the Workplace Our society considers it unacceptable to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  In many
23 February 2015

Just How Sleepy Are You?

Just How Sleepy Are You? Did you get adequate sleep last night? Did you drink alcohol heavily before going to bed last night? How long is
23 February 2015

Eating Right for Safety and Health

Eating Right for Safety and Health As we are all aware, working on a drilling rig can be hazardous, even though many steps have been taken
23 February 2015

That Sneaky Gas: Carbon Monoxide

That Sneaky Gas: Carbon Monoxide Talk of poor ventilation brings to mind thoughts of a stuffy closet or a spare room or attic that has been
23 February 2015

Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety Complacency, unfortunately, is often the norm when it comes to the public’s attitude toward lightning strikes and lightning safety issues.  Basic lightning safety guidelines
23 February 2015

Windstorm Safety Rules

Windstorm Safety Rules Windstorms are one of the biggest problems in every part of the country, and hurricanes are a particular menace in coastal areas.  Here