3 – Drilling

19 February 2015

Hydrogen Sulfide: Responsibilities and Duties of Personnel

Hydrogen Sulfide: Responsibilities and Duties of Personnel Depending on the rig’s emergency plan for an H2S release, crew personnel should follow their predetermined instructions.  For example,
19 February 2015

Hydrogen Sulfide

Hydrogen Sulfide Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a highly toxic, colorless gas.  It is heavier than air, and when present in small amounts, has the characteristic odor
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
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

Fire: Easier to Prevent Than to Put Out

Fire: Easier to Prevent Than to Put Out Vulcan was the Roman god of fire, and each year on August 23rd Roman families threw fish into