20 – Lockout

19 February 2015

Welding: Confined Space

Welding: Confined Space Welding and cutting can be hot, hazardous jobs.  Trying to perform these jobs in a confined space, however, raises the risk. The problems
19 February 2015

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist Welding, cutting and brazing pose a unique combination of both health and safety hazards to workers.  The risk from fatal injuries
19 February 2015

Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding Guarding of moving parts of machines and equipment is important to the safety of oilfield workers.  A Hazard Assessment of the equipment on a
19 February 2015

Lockout/Tagout

Lockout/Tagout Hazard Overview:  Every year, unexpected and uncontrolled releases of hazardous energy cause worker injuries and deaths during the installation, maintenance, service, or repair of machines,
19 February 2015

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity Most of us are familiar with static electricity.  We all have walked across the rug and reached for the doorknob, only to
19 February 2015

Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety How much current does it take to kill?  There are many instances where persons have survived 30,000 and 40,000 volts while many other cases
19 February 2015

Confined Space Entry: General

Confined Space Entry: General Accurate identification is an important aspect of making a safe entry into a confined space.  Not all confined spaces will be considered
19 February 2015

Care and Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders

Care and Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders Compressed gas cylinders have many uses around the rig, such as charging accumulator bottles, charging mud pump bladders, welding
19 February 2015

Who’s Responsible?

Who’s Responsible? When an accident happens, the blame is usually placed on someone or some thing.  Many times the cause of the accident is never really