137 – Stored Energy

23 February 2015

Hand Tool Safety: Electrical Powered Tools

Hand Tool Safety: Electrical Powered Tools Do not use power equipment or tools on which you have not been trained. Keep power cords away from the
23 February 2015

Chain Saw Safety Awareness

Chain Saw Safety Awareness Working with a chain saw on a day-to-day basis requires the development and follow-through of strong, never-fail safety habits.  In the blink
23 February 2015

Abrasive Wheel-Equipped Grinders Checklist

Abrasive Wheel-Equipped Grinders Checklist Hand, arm, body and eye injuries, hearing damage and even respiratory problems can result from unsafe usage of abrasive wheel equipped grinders.
23 February 2015

Hand Power Tool Safety

Hand Power Tool Safety Read and familiarize yourself with the manufacturer’s instructions, including precautions and how to respond to an emergency. Use recommended protective equipment, such
23 February 2015

Safe Use of Grinding Wheels

Safe Use of Grinding Wheels The speed at which many grinding wheels operate renders it necessary for us to use them carefully.  We must know what
20 February 2015

Working on Mud Pumps

Working on Mud Pumps Lockout the pump before working on it!  Most mechanical rigs are equipped with a safety control valve for the pump located at
20 February 2015

Safety while Repairing and Replacing Drive Chains and Greasing the Rig

Safety while Repairing and Replacing Drive Chains and Greasing the Rig Drive Chain Repair:  Drive chains are used in the drawworks, compound, as drives between the compound
20 February 2015

Safety while Tripping Pipe

Safety while Tripping Pipe The highest incidence of accidents occurs around the rotary table when workers are making a trip. The reason for this is worker
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