98 – Machinery Spaces

8 December 2002

Alert 02 – 55 Fall from Ladder Results in a Fatality

Alert 02 – 55 Fall from Ladder Results in a Fatality WHAT HAPPENED: This incident occurred outside the oil and gas drilling industry, but it brings to
8 August 2002

Alert 02 – 36 Hand Grinder Incident Results in Arm Laceration

Alert 02 – 36 Hand Grinder Incident Results in Arm Laceration WHAT HAPPENED: An employee was using a hand held pneumatic grinder to polish a metal table.
9 July 2001

Alert 01 – 28 Fatality Involving Watertight Door

Alert 01 – 28 Fatality Involving Watertight Door WHAT HAPPENED: A worker’s body was found caught between a hydraulic powered watertight door and the door jam in the
9 February 2001

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents WHAT HAPPENED: Two separate reportable accidents occurred recently involving the use of hand held grinders. These both occurred due to grinder
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 21 Welding Shop Trash Cans

Alert 98 – 21 Welding Shop Trash Cans WHAT HAPPENED: A garbage can located in the welding shop of an offshore rig caught fire. The can was
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 07 Potential for Fire: Air Compressors

Alert 98 – 07 Potential for Fire: Air Compressors WHAT HAPPENED: A semi-submersible MODU experienced a fire and explosion in its machinery equipment space due to an internal
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 05 Exposure to Noise

Alert 98 – 05 Exposure to Noise WHAT HAPPENED: Here are some examples of exposures to noise measured by an operator