Safety Toolbox

Safety Toolbox

Safety Alerts

Browse close to 700 Safety Alerts, categorized by date

Safety Topics (JSAs)

150+ Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs), organized by topic

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Safety Alerts

Browse close to 700 Safety Alerts, categorized by date

16 November 2022

Alert 22-05 Semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Unlatched From Well in Progress

14 November 2022

Alert 22-04 MUX Cables and Hotline Hose Damage results in BOP Control Pods Losing Power and Communications

3 November 2022

Alert 22-03 Vertical Ladder Fall Arrest Carrier Cable Parted From Derrick Crown

24 March 2022

Alert 22-02 Blackout Condition Results in Loss of Station Keeping Ability and Activates an Emergency Disconnect from the Well

15 February 2022

Alert 22-01 Crewmember burned while draining fluid from flare stack

22 October 2021

Alert 21-12 Floorman arm pinned by Pipe Handling Equipment

22 October 2021

Alert 21-11 Helideck Incidents

24 May 2021

Alert 21-09 Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Lithium Thionyl Chloride Cell Battery Explosion

24 May 2021

Alert 21-08 Fatality Caused by Explosion of Corroded Fire Extinguisher

30 April 2021

Alert 21-07 Blind Shear Door Blown Off BOP Body

Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs)

150+ Safety Meeting Topics (JSAs), organized by topic

23 February 2015

Heat Stress Hazards

Heat Stress Hazards If the dangers of heat stress are well known, why do workers keep getting hurt, or even killed, by the heat? Heat stress
23 February 2015

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens

Health: Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Overview: Human blood and body fluids can contain microorganisms—called bloodborne pathogens—that can lead to disease.  Exposure to bloodborne pathogens takes place in
23 February 2015

Narcotics Awareness on the Rig

Narcotics Awareness on the Rig How does the fact that your fellow crew member “sniffs a little coke” or “pops a few pills” to get a
23 February 2015

Fatigue Kills

Fatigue Kills You cannot fight nature, so just work with it. Our bodies work in 24-25 hour cycles of sleeping, eating and being active.  Worst time
23 February 2015

Fatigue Behind the Wheel or in the Workplace

Fatigue Behind the Wheel or in the Workplace Our society considers it unacceptable to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  In many
23 February 2015

Just How Sleepy Are You?

Just How Sleepy Are You? Did you get adequate sleep last night? Did you drink alcohol heavily before going to bed last night? How long is
23 February 2015

Eating Right for Safety and Health

Eating Right for Safety and Health As we are all aware, working on a drilling rig can be hazardous, even though many steps have been taken
23 February 2015

That Sneaky Gas: Carbon Monoxide

That Sneaky Gas: Carbon Monoxide Talk of poor ventilation brings to mind thoughts of a stuffy closet or a spare room or attic that has been
23 February 2015

Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety Complacency, unfortunately, is often the norm when it comes to the public’s attitude toward lightning strikes and lightning safety issues.  Basic lightning safety guidelines
23 February 2015

Windstorm Safety Rules

Windstorm Safety Rules Windstorms are one of the biggest problems in every part of the country, and hurricanes are a particular menace in coastal areas.  Here