80 – V-Door

20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Floorman

Responsibilities of the Floorman Keep tongs properly balanced and greased.  Lubricate all hinge pins. The one between the tong head and handle is most important. Adjust
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
20 February 2015

Dangers while Working Drill Pipe

Dangers while Working Drill Pipe Working around tubulars is where most injuries occur on drilling rigs and as with drill collars, working around drill pipe has
20 February 2015

Dangers while Working Drill Collars

Dangers while Working Drill Collars Working around tubulars is where most injuries occur on drilling rigs.  Drill collars are extremely heavy and extra care needs to
20 February 2015

Casing Running Precautions

Casing Running Precautions Running casing can be a hazardous operation for a number of reasons. First, there most likely will be workers present who are not
19 February 2015

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs

Emergency Evacuation of Rig Floors on Land Rigs When a drilling crew needs to evacuate the rig floor due to an emergency, the evacuation will usually
17 February 2015

Fall Protection Guidelines

Fall Protection Guidelines The purpose of these guidelines is to keep workers from falling six feet or more from an elevation, and to prevent tools and
24 November 2014

Alert 14 – 30 Casing Thread Protector Dropped During Hi-Line Operation

19 February 2014

Alert 14 – 05 Air Winch Line Caught in Derrick Fingers Results in an Employee Being Pulled Off of the Rig Floor