110 – Pipe Handling Equipment

12 July 2017

Alert 17-01 Dropped Casing Results in Equipment Damage

20 February 2015

Traveling Block Safety Control

Traveling Block Safety Control Companies have been installing limit switch devices on their drawworks for a number of years, but we still get reports of crown
20 February 2015

Safety while Making Hole

Safety while Making Hole Be sure rig floor is covered with slip-resistant material and is as clean as possible at all times. Clear the floor of all
20 February 2015

Safety while Tripping Pipe

Safety while Tripping Pipe The highest incidence of accidents occurs around the rotary table when workers are making a trip. The reason for this is worker
20 February 2015

Rig Floor Safety Tips

Rig Floor Safety Tips Around Rotary Tables There are many more safety tips that could be added, but if these are followed by the crew and enforced
20 February 2015

Rig Floor Crew Activities

Rig Floor Crew Activities Elevators:  Keep elevators oiled and greased.  Check latch springs and latch action and ensure that they latch completely.  Check pin nuts to
20 February 2015

The Floorman

The Floorman There are a number of titles for Floorman (or Rotary Helper as some call him). One is the Lead-tong man, another is the Make-up
20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Floorman

Responsibilities of the Floorman Keep tongs properly balanced and greased.  Lubricate all hinge pins. The one between the tong head and handle is most important. Adjust
20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Driller

Responsibilities of the Driller The driller should inspect the rig and make sure that all bearings are being greased. The driller should explain to his crew