124 – Ladder

3 July 2004

Alert 04 – 29 Failure to Use Fall Protection Results in a Fall

Alert 04 – 29 Failure to Use Fall Protection Results in a Fall WHAT HAPPENED: Two drilling rig workers had completed the installation of a valve and
3 March 2004

Alert 04 – 12 Climbing on Equipment Results in Dislocated Shoulder

Alert 04 – 12 Climbing on Equipment Results in Dislocated Shoulder WHAT HAPPENED: Deck Coordinator (Supervisor) dislocated shoulder while climbing down from a third party filter press.
7 August 2003

Alert 03 – 31 Fall Overboard Results in a Fatal Incident

Alert 03 – 31 Fall Overboard Results in a Fatal Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A roustabout onboard a jack up drilling rig fell overboard. He was recovered from
8 December 2002

Alert 02 – 55 Fall from Ladder Results in a Fatality

Alert 02 – 55 Fall from Ladder Results in a Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: This incident occurred outside the oil and gas drilling industry, but it brings to
8 November 2002

Alert 02 – 48 Improper Hole Covering Results in Injuries

Alert 02 – 48 Improper Hole Covering Results in Injuries WHAT HAPPENED: During a rig move, it was necessary to remove a 3’ circle section of grating
8 April 2002

Alert 02 – 15 Pressure Washing Incident Results in Injection Injury

Alert 02 – 15 Pressure Washing Incident Results in Injection Injury WHAT HAPPENED: An employee was using a pressure washer with a pressure rated at 3,000 psi.
8 March 2002

Alert 02 – 13 Failure to Wear Fall Protection Results in a Fatality

Alert 02 – 13 Failure to Wear Fall Protection Results in a Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: An employee was working on a suspended walkway with handrails, located under
17 December 2001

Alert 01 – 44 Fall from Height, Fatality

Alert 01 – 44 Fall from Height, Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: Although this incident did not occur on a drilling rig, many rigs have similar ladders and landings.
16 November 2001

Alert 01 – 41 Temporary Opening in Stairway Causes Fatal Incident

Alert 01 – 41 Temporary Opening in Stairway Causes Fatal Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A tank was taken out of service for repair. The scope of work included