84 – Mud Mixing Area

23 February 2015

Emergency Showers and Eyewashes

Emergency Showers and Eyewashes An emergency eyewash, or eyewash and shower should be provided whenever employees are exposed to corrosive materials.  Make sure your facility eyewash
23 February 2015

Flammable Liquids

Flammable Liquids GASOLINE—or any flammable liquid—is a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde…a tricky, two-faced character found in almost every plant and home.  Harnessed properly, gasoline serves
23 February 2015

Misuse of Flammable Liquids

Misuse of Flammable Liquids Everyone knows the word flammable and what it means—literally—“will catch fire easily and burn fast”. Inflammable means the same thing and either
23 February 2015

Flammable Liquids: General Information

Flammable Liquids: General Information A flammable liquid is a combustible substance that catches fire and burns easily.  Flammable liquids burn with intensity and few materials can
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

Drill Stem Testing Safety

Drill Stem Testing Safety These drill stem testing safety recommendations have been prepared to advise operating company employees about actions they can take to influence the
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

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