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8 May 2002

Alert 02 – 19 Rigging Down Operations Results in a Fall

Alert 02 – 19 Rigging Down Operations Results in a Fall WHAT HAPPENED: While rigging down the rig to move, the derrickman was climbing the middle sub
8 March 2002

Alert 02 – 10 Casing Incident Results in LTI

Alert 02 – 10 Casing Incident Results in LTI WHAT HAPPENED: Recently, a casing crew was running a string of 9 5/8” casing, with the assistance of
17 December 2001

Alert 01 – 45 BOP Control System Uncontrolled Pressure Release Causes LTI

Alert 01 – 45 BOP Control System Uncontrolled Pressure Release Causes LTI WHAT HAPPENED: Relief Rig Manager, Driller and Floorman were removing a Nitrogen accumulator bottle from
16 November 2001

Alert 01 – 40 Pressure Testing Fuel Hose Results in a Serious Injury

Alert 01 – 40 Pressure Testing Fuel Hose Results in a Serious Injury WHAT HAPPENED: While pressure testing a fuel transfer hose in preparation to transfer fuel,
9 July 2001

Alert 01 – 24 Fall from Top Drive Causes Two LTIs

Alert 01 – 24 Fall from Top Drive Causes Two LTIs WHAT HAPPENED: A drilling crew had just completed a drilling line slip and cut operation. The
9 April 2001

Alert 01 – 13 Fall From Rig Floor

Alert 01 – 13 Fall From Rig Floor WHAT HAPPENED: A drill crew was preparing to nipple down the 20″ diverter and cut off the 16″ casing.
9 February 2001

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents WHAT HAPPENED: Two separate reportable accidents occurred recently involving the use of hand held grinders. These both occurred due to grinder
5 November 2000

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use WHAT HAPPENED: An air-powered angle grinder was being used to cut grooves into cast iron
5 June 2000

Alert 00 – 16 Slipping and Cutting Drill Line

Alert 00 – 16 Slipping and Cutting Drill Line WHAT HAPPENED: A rig crew gathered tools and equipment and rigged up to slip and cut the drill