73 – Heat Stroke

20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Driller

Responsibilities of the Driller The driller should inspect the rig and make sure that all bearings are being greased. The driller should explain to his crew
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
19 February 2015

Which Is It?

Which Is It? “LOST-TIME ACCIDENT” or “DISABLING INJURY” “NO-LOST-TIME ACCIDENT” or “MINOR INJURY” For many years, we have used the term “Lost-Time Accidents” to refer to
19 February 2015

A Supervisor’s Responsibility in Accident Prevention

A Supervisor’s Responsibility in Accident Prevention The success of any safety program is affected directly by the extent to which the supervisor actively participates.  For example,
19 February 2015

Safety Consciousness

Safety Consciousness We all know that safety consciousness is the most potent factor in the prevention of accidents. Safety consciousness may be defined as awareness of
19 February 2015

Production + Safety = Security

Production + Safety = Security Safety poses no different problem from any other business or economic activity.  First, we should get our facts about the problem
19 February 2015

Know Your Accident Problems

Know Your Accident Problems Let’s define what we mean by the word accident. An accident is an unplanned event that interrupts the completion of an activity
19 February 2015

Instructing for Safety

Instructing for Safety People do unsafe things for several reasons: They are not aware that what they are doing is wrong. They misunderstand instructions. They do