Alert 01 – 18 Tail Rope and Drill Pipe Incident

Alert 01 – 18 Tail Rope and Drill Pipe Incident


While tripping pipe into the hole, a rotary helper’s shoulder was injured while he was handling a stand of drill pipe as it was moved from the setback area. The injured employee received a shoulder strain. Fortunately, the injured only needed minor medical attention and returned to work. The incident was classified as a first aid case.

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