56 – Skin

23 February 2015

Misuse of Flammable Liquids

Misuse of Flammable Liquids Everyone knows the word flammable and what it means—literally—“will catch fire easily and burn fast”. Inflammable means the same thing and either
23 February 2015

Flammable Liquids: General Information

Flammable Liquids: General Information A flammable liquid is a combustible substance that catches fire and burns easily.  Flammable liquids burn with intensity and few materials can
20 February 2015

Safety Around Mud Cleaning Equipment

Safety Around Mud Cleaning Equipment (Shale Shakers, Desilters, Desanders, Centrifuge) Guards should be properly installed at all times. Guards on mud pump couplers should be in
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
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

Chemical Safety: Be Careful with Those “Killers”

Chemical Safety: Be Careful with Those “Killers” The following paragraph is typical of the warning that is placed on the containers of many of the garden
19 February 2015

Dangerous Thinking and Thoughts

Dangerous Thinking and Thoughts Who is responsible for your safety on the job?  Is it the government, the company, your boss or the other members of
18 February 2015

First Aid for Insect Bites

First Aid for Insect Bites Symptoms of a Scorpion Sting Immediate pain or burning sensation. Often no sting site is seen and very little if any