20 – Lockout

6 July 1999

Alert 99 – 21 Third Party Electrocution

Alert 99 – 21 Third Party Electrocution WHAT HAPPENED: Recently the configuration of an electrical connection on third party equipment contributed to a tragic fatality on board an
6 June 1999

Alert 99 – 18 Power Tong Incident

Alert 99 – 18 Power Tong Incident WHAT HAPPENED: The power tongs became stuck while tripping out of the hole. The floorman, who had his back to
6 February 1999

Alert 99 – 06 Lockout/Tagout Procedures

Alert 99 – 06 Lockout/Tagout Procedures WHAT HAPPENED: After making a connection, the driller inadvertently kicked in the main pump from the driller’s console while the toolpusher and
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 17 Crew Boat Safety

Alert 98 – 17 Crew Boat Safety WHAT HAPPENED: A crewmember on a crew boat was doing a routine checkup below deck. With workers on the open
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 16 Stored Energy Hazards

Alert 98 – 16 Stored Energy Hazards WHAT HAPPENED: A rig worker was seriously injured when the cap at the end of a top drive accumulator blew
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 15 Trapped Fluid Hazards

Alert 98 – 15 Trapped Fluid Hazards WHAT HAPPENED: A motorman was removing a threaded two-inch to one-inch swedge from a two-inch ball valve and nipple. The swedge
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
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 27 Energy Lock-Out Procedures

Alert 98 – 27 Energy Lock-Out Procedures WHAT HAPPENED: A rig worker was adjusting the front rollers on a set of pipe spinner power tongs. When the
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 13 Mud Logger Explosion & Fire

Alert 98 – 13 Mud Logger Explosion & Fire WHAT HAPPENED: A Mud Logging Unit was in the final phase of rig up when an explosion and