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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

HSE Committee

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Safety Alerts

Browse close to 700 Safety Alerts, categorized by date

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

Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs)

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

23 February 2015

Working in the Heat

Working in the Heat Although hot work environments are common, they are not insignificant.  In some areas of the world, workers face extreme heat almost all
23 February 2015

Keep Warm This Winter

Keep Warm This Winter When the body is unable to warm itself, serious cold-related illnesses and injuries may occur, and permanent tissue damage and death may
23 February 2015

To Wear or Not to Wear a Hard Hat

To Wear or Not to Wear a Hard Hat The human brain relies on the skull to protect it from damage.  But in spite this protection,
23 February 2015

Hard Hat Warnings and Precautions

Hard Hat Warnings and Precautions Never alter or modify the hard hat shell or suspension. This can drastically reduce the amount of protection provided. Drilling holes
23 February 2015

Taking Care of Your Hard Hat

Taking Care of Your Hard Hat The hard hat is one of the oldest, most widely used, and most important pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE)
23 February 2015

Selecting the Proper Eyewear Lens

Selecting the Proper Eyewear Lens Every day eye injuries occur in workplaces across our industry.  In nearly three out of five of these injuries, the injured
23 February 2015

Hearing Conservation

Hearing Conservation Work-related hearing loss threatens hundreds of thousands of workers.  In addition to hearing impairment, noise can cause other effects—it can startle, irritate, disrupt concentration
23 February 2015

Hand Protection

Hand Protection Almost all jobs require use of the hands.  Driving, typing, building, and even reading a book involves the hands.  Hands are often the most
23 February 2015

Foot Protection

Foot Protection In the drilling industry there are numerous hazards that may lead to foot injuries.  Many heavy items such as pump liners, driller collar lift
23 February 2015

Work Clothes as Protective Equipment

Work Clothes as Protective Equipment Every workplace has hazards, ranging from the possibility of fire or explosion, exposure to toxic chemicals, to being scratched or scraped