Alert 02 – 03 Near Miss – Dropped Casing Rabbit

Alert 02 – 03 Near Miss – Dropped Casing Rabbit


While RIH7″ liner with 5-1/2″ D.P, a 2-5/8″ rabbit was used to drift all stands of D.P. To bring the rabbit up to the Derrickman in the Derrick the rabbit was attached to the elevators with a spliced rope. As it reached the Monkey Board, and as the Derrickman removed the rabbit from the elevator, the spliced rope slipped at the splice allowing the rabbit to fall to the rig floor. As part of the companies procedure, the rig floor had been cleared and no injuries occurred. The near miss was reported immediately.

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