2 – Rigging Down

20 February 2015

Crane Equipment Safety

Crane Equipment Safety Many crane accidents occur because the crane was used to lift more than its rated capacity.  Crane accidents are generally serious and always
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

Care and Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders

Care and Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders Compressed gas cylinders have many uses around the rig, such as charging accumulator bottles, charging mud pump bladders, welding
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

Back Safety: Lift and Like It

Back Safety: Lift and Like It Whether you are accustomed to lifting or manipulating a shovel, wrench, fountain pen or typewriter, you may be one of
17 February 2015

Preventing Back Injuries Through Proper Lifting Techniques

Preventing Back Injuries Through Proper Lifting Techniques Assess the situation Before lifting or carrying a heavy object, ask yourself the following questions. Can you lift this
17 February 2015

Back Safety and Lifting Techniques

Back Safety and Lifting Techniques Proper lifting technique is critical to back safety, but perhaps more important is proper planning.  Before you lift that box, or
17 February 2015

Hypothermia

Hypothermia Facts:  Hypothermia can and does kill.  Humans are designed to function normally at a body temperature of 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit).  Hypothermia is
17 February 2015

Cold Stress

Cold Stress Hazard Overview  There are two kinds of cold to be concerned about: dry and wet.  Dry cold is the result of wind, temperature, and