58 – Digestive

23 February 2015

First Aid: General

First Aid: General First Aid is the immediate care given by a person to another who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. A.
23 February 2015

Spider Bites

Spider Bites The danger of spider bites:  Most spiders are harmless, with the exception of the black widow and the brown recluse spiders (sometimes called the
23 February 2015

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Overview: Human blood and body fluids can contain microorganisms—called bloodborne pathogens—that can lead to disease.  Exposure to bloodborne pathogens takes place in
23 February 2015

Eating Right for Safety and Health

Eating Right for Safety and Health As we are all aware, working on a drilling rig can be hazardous, even though many steps have been taken
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