19 – Weather

23 February 2015

Keep Warm This Winter

Keep Warm This Winter When the body is unable to warm itself, serious cold-related illnesses and injuries may occur, and permanent tissue damage and death may
23 February 2015

Hints on Operation of the Personnel Net

Hints on Operation of the Personnel Net To function properly and safely, the personnel net needs only a little simple cooperation from the crane operator, boat
20 February 2015

Safety while Making Hole

Safety while Making Hole Be sure rig floor is covered with slip-resistant material and is as clean as possible at all times. Clear the floor of all
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

SAFETY: From Rig Up to Spud

SAFETY: From Rig Up to Spud Each crewmember should be assigned certain jobs while rigging up or down. All personnel should become acquainted with the rig
20 February 2015

Rigging Up/Down

Rigging Up/Down Pre-job planning should be done to determine the safest and most efficient means to do the job.  Once the rig move planning has been
20 February 2015

Raising and Lowering the Mast

Raising and Lowering the Mast Always completely warm up engines and check to be sure there is sufficient fuel. Check brakes, pins and shoes (If necessary
20 February 2015

Forklift Truck Maintenance and Operation

Forklift Truck Maintenance and Operation Maintenance to the forklift could save unneeded repairs and work. Before starting the forklift check the following items: oil coolant battery
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