57 – Respiratory

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
20 February 2015

Gas and Oxygen Welding and Cutting

Gas and Oxygen Welding and Cutting Welding and cutting can be safe operations, if sound safety rules are followed.  If short cuts are taken or proper
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

19 February 2015

Confined Space Entry: General

Confined Space Entry: General Accurate identification is an important aspect of making a safe entry into a confined space.  Not all confined spaces will be considered
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