98 – Machinery Spaces

2 October 2005

Alert 05 – 36 Improper Use of Power Hand Tool Results in Injury

Alert 05 – 36 Improper Use of Power Hand Tool Results in Injury WHAT HAPPENED: Recently an employee was using a hand-held power drill to drill out
1 March 2005

Alert 05 – 10 Battery Explodes While Being Jump Started

Alert 05 – 10 Battery Explodes While Being Jump Started WHAT HAPPENED: In a recent rig incident a 12 volt battery exploded while being jump started. The
3 November 2004

Alert 04 – 45 Dangers of Foam Sealant

Alert 04 – 45 Dangers of Foam Sealant WHAT HAPPENED: Recently while performing hot work operations an employee suffered exposure to a substance that caused severe irritation
3 May 2004

Alert 04 – 21 Crane Maintenance Results in an LTI

Alert 04 – 21 Crane Maintenance Results in an LTI WHAT HAPPENED: The mechanic and electrician were moving the generator exciter outside of the crane cab. They
7 August 2003

Alert 03 – 32 Air Hose Incident Results in a Fatal Incident

Alert 03 – 32 Air Hose Incident Results in a Fatal Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A worker was struck on the head by a compressed air hose which blew
7 June 2003

Alert 03 – 25 Unprotected Flywheel Results in a Fatality

Alert 03 – 25 Unprotected Flywheel Results in a Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: Note: Although this incident did not occur on a drilling rig or at a service
7 June 2003

Alert 03 – 23 Cracked Fuel Line Results in an Engine Fire

Alert 03 – 23 Cracked Fuel Line Results in an Engine Fire WHAT HAPPENED: Fire detection system indicated fire in the “engine room”. Engine emergency shut down
7 April 2003

Alert 03 – 17 Working on Operating Equipment Results in Hand Injury

Alert 03 – 17 Working on Operating Equipment Results in Hand Injury WHAT HAPPENED: A welder was experiencing problems with the governor control on a portable welding
7 April 2003

Alert 03 – 16 Mismatched Hammer Unions Still Being Found

Alert 03 – 16 Mismatched Hammer Unions Still Being Found WHAT HAPPENED: Reports continue to come in involving pressurized lines and the unions used on these lines.