110 – Pipe Handling Equipment

20 February 2015

Rig Up/Down Elevator Links

Rig Up/Down Elevator Links Elevator Link (The Bails) Care should be taken when rigging up the elevator links.  A pre-job meeting should be held to discuss
20 February 2015

Dangers while Working Drill Pipe

Dangers while Working Drill Pipe Working around tubulars is where most injuries occur on drilling rigs and as with drill collars, working around drill pipe has
20 February 2015

Dangers while Working Drill Collars

Dangers while Working Drill Collars Working around tubulars is where most injuries occur on drilling rigs.  Drill collars are extremely heavy and extra care needs to
20 February 2015

Cutting off a Drilling Line: Safe Procedures

Cutting off a Drilling Line: Safe Procedures For many years drilling contractors have extended the life of their drilling lines by moving the areas of wear
20 February 2015

Crown Block Warning Devices

Crown Block Warning Devices Running into the crown block with the traveling block is not an everyday occurrence.  But when it happens the results may be
20 February 2015

Casing Running Precautions

Casing Running Precautions Running casing can be a hazardous operation for a number of reasons. First, there most likely will be workers present who are not
17 February 2015

Accident Prevention Around the Rotary Table

Accident Prevention Around the Rotary Table The highest frequency of accidents in the drilling industry occurs on the rig floor, and more specifically around the rotary
24 November 2014

Alert 14 – 29 Personnel Basket Failure – Serious Near Hit

21 July 2014

Alert 14 – 21 Lack of Communication/Failure to Stop Job Results in Fatality