112 – Cathead

20 February 2015

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety The driller is in direct supervision of his men for their tour.  It should be noted by all crew
20 February 2015

Catheads and Catlines

Catheads and Catlines To improve safety on drilling rigs, manual catheads with catlines are being replaced with hydraulic and air type winches, but manual catheads with
20 August 2012

Alert 12 – 21 Lack of Communication Results in Multiple Injuries

21 June 2010

Alert 10 – 18 Making Up Sub Assembly Results in a Fatality

26 October 2009

Alert 09 – 29 Improper Use of Drill Pipe Spinner Results in an MTO

25 July 2009

Alert 09 – 20 Incorrect Length of Tong Snub Line Results in Fatality

26 June 2008

Alert 08 – 19 Tong Clevis Detaches Resulting in Employee Injury

Alert 08 – 19 Tong Clevis Detaches Resulting in Employee Injury WHAT HAPPENED: The crew was tripping out of the hole when the clevis attaching the back-up
26 April 2008

Alert 08 – 13 Improper Attachment of Safety Line Results in a Dropped Object

Alert 08 – 13 Improper Attachment of Safety Line Results in a Dropped Object WHAT HAPPENED: While finishing the pressure testing of the well head valve, the
1 February 2005

Alert 05 – 08 LTA – Floorman Struck by Snub Line

Alert 05 – 08 LTA – Floorman Struck by Snub Line WHAT HAPPENED: Operations were in progress to retrieve a storm packer set at 364’ RKB with