70 – Gas Exposure

19 February 2015

Welding: Confined Space

Welding: Confined Space Welding and cutting can be hot, hazardous jobs.  Trying to perform these jobs in a confined space, however, raises the risk. The problems
19 February 2015

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist Welding, cutting and brazing pose a unique combination of both health and safety hazards to workers.  The risk from fatal injuries
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

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

Why Have Safety Meetings?

Why Have Safety Meetings? Records indicate that drillers who regularly hold crew safety meetings have fewer accidents, less drilling trouble and do a better over-all job
19 February 2015

Who’s Responsible?

Who’s Responsible? When an accident happens, the blame is usually placed on someone or some thing.  Many times the cause of the accident is never really