Safety Alerts

IADC distributes HSE Alerts to Members as they are received. All Alerts issued will be archived on this web site. We welcome your ideas for future Safety Alerts.

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6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 14 Bolt Breakage

Alert 98 – 14 Bolt Breakage WHAT HAPPENED: While pulling out of the hole, both brake band anchor bolts failed. The elevators were about six feet (two meters)
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 06 Forklift Safety

Alert 98 – 06 Forklift Safety WHAT HAPPENED: A senior rig toolpusher was operating the rig forklift. He discovered a hydraulic leak after he had raised the load