42 – Head

3 February 2004

Alert 04 – 10 Use of Rope for Elevator Hobble Results in LTI

Alert 04 – 10 Use of Rope for Elevator Hobble Results in LTI WHAT HAPPENED: Rig crew was pulling the drilling string out of the hole to
7 November 2003

Alert 03 – 46 Proper Job Planning and Review

Alert 03 – 46 Proper Job Planning and Review WHAT HAPPENED: The company had several incidents recently where the root cause was determined to be a failure
7 August 2003

Alert 03 – 32 Air Hose Incident Results in a Fatal Incident

Alert 03 – 32 Air Hose Incident Results in a Fatal Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A worker was struck on the head by a compressed air hose which blew
7 July 2003

Alert 03 – 30 Modified Tong Attachment Results in MTO

Alert 03 – 30 Modified Tong Attachment Results in MTO WHAT HAPPENED: The rig crewmembers were working on the rig floor preparing to torque up the bit.
7 June 2003

Alert 03 – 25 Unprotected Flywheel Results in a Fatality

Alert 03 – 25 Unprotected Flywheel Results in a Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: Note: Although this incident did not occur on a drilling rig or at a service
7 February 2003

Alert 03 – 06 Rig Floor Dropped Object Results in Near Miss

Alert 03 – 06 Rig Floor Dropped Object Results in Near Miss WHAT HAPPENED: A wire line guide (rig designed and made), that was used for drifting
7 January 2003

Alert 03 – 03 Floorman Struck by Tongs Results in LTI

Alert 03 – 03 Floorman Struck by Tongs Results in LTI WHAT HAPPENED: The drilling crew was tripping drill pipe out of the hole. A Floorman who
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 May 2002

Alert 02 – 21 Dropped Object From Snubbing Unit

Alert 02 – 21 Dropped Object From Snubbing Unit WHAT HAPPENED: There was a recent serious near miss involving a dropped object. While rigging up a snubbing