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20 February 2015

Dangers while Working Drill Collars

Dangers while Working Drill Collars Working around tubulars is where most injuries occur on drilling rigs.  Drill collars are extremely heavy and extra care needs to
20 February 2015

Drilling Line Care, Inspection and Replacement

Drilling Line Care, Inspection and Replacement Anything that moves is subject to wear, but much equipment wears out before its time due to neglect, abuse and
20 February 2015

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety The driller is in direct supervision of his men for their tour.  It should be noted by all crew
20 February 2015

Cutting off a Drilling Line: Safe Procedures

Cutting off a Drilling Line: Safe Procedures For many years drilling contractors have extended the life of their drilling lines by moving the areas of wear
20 February 2015

Crown Block Warning Devices

Crown Block Warning Devices Running into the crown block with the traveling block is not an everyday occurrence.  But when it happens the results may be
20 February 2015

Rigging and Slings

Rigging and Slings Rigging and slinging should be considered a system, as each component (hook, shackle, cable or chain) makes up the system.  Riggers should take
20 February 2015

Come-A-Longs and Chain Hoist Safety

Come-A-Longs and Chain Hoist Safety Hand-operated hoists have many applications around a drilling rig.  These devices are simple to use but misuse can result in sudden
20 February 2015

Crane Safety: Rigging and Slinging

Crane Safety: Rigging and Slinging Making the lift. Only trained operators designated in writing by the company should be allowed to operate a crane.  The only
20 February 2015

Crane Safety

Crane Safety Be sure that all tools, oil cans, grease guns and rags are stored in a tool box and all of clothing (such as a