124 – Ladder

20 February 2015

The Floorman

The Floorman There are a number of titles for Floorman (or Rotary Helper as some call him). One is the Lead-tong man, another is the Make-up
20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Floorman

Responsibilities of the Floorman Keep tongs properly balanced and greased.  Lubricate all hinge pins. The one between the tong head and handle is most important. Adjust
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

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
19 February 2015

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs When a drilling crew needs to evacuate the rig floor due to an emergency, the evacuation will usually
19 February 2015

Confined Space Entry: General

Confined Space Entry: General Accurate identification is an important aspect of making a safe entry into a confined space.  Not all confined spaces will be considered
19 February 2015

General Safety – Do You?

General Safety – Do You? Ladder and Step Safety Make sure that ladders are bolted to the derrick and all bolts and rungs in the ladder
17 February 2015

Checklist: Foot Protection

Checklist: Foot Protection Workplace hazards can contribute to or cause a wide range of foot problems and injuries, from simple fatigue and athlete’s foot to serious burns,
17 February 2015

Safe Use of Ladders

Safe Use of Ladders Ladder safety should not just specify types of ladders for certain jobs but also establish rules for the safe use and maintenance