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8 March 2002

Alert 02 – 09 Rope Caught in Mud Pit Agitator Causes RWC

Alert 02 – 09 Rope Caught in Mud Pit Agitator Causes RWC WHAT HAPPENED: A derrickman was attempting to remove and reposition a 8mm (3/8”) plumb-bob rope
17 December 2001

Alert 01 – 46 Air Powered Impact Wrench Incident

Alert 01 – 46 Air Powered Impact Wrench Incident WHAT HAPPENED: An employee had his leg lacerated when he inadvertently activated an air-powered impact wrench that he was
9 June 2001

Alert 01 – 20 Energy Forces Must be Taken into Account

Alert 01 – 20 Energy Forces Must be Taken into Account WHAT HAPPENED: The IADC Accident Statistics Program shows that the majority of incidents that occur in
9 February 2001

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents WHAT HAPPENED: Two separate reportable accidents occurred recently involving the use of hand held grinders. These both occurred due to grinder
9 February 2001

Alert 01 – 05 Alternative Cutting Tools

Alert 01 – 05 Alternative Cutting Tools WHAT HAPPENED: There have been a significant number of knife related injuries occurring to employee’s arms, hands, legs and fingers. Many
5 December 2000

Alert 00 – 38 Lack of Communication Causes Loss of Fingers

Alert 00 – 38 Lack of Communication Causes Loss of Fingers WHAT HAPPENED: The drilling crew had completed pulling the drill string out of the hole. The
5 November 2000

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use WHAT HAPPENED: An air-powered angle grinder was being used to cut grooves into cast iron
5 September 2000

Alert 00 – 29 3rd Party Handling Tongs Results in Injury

Alert 00 – 29 3rd Party Handling Tongs Results in Injury WHAT HAPPENED: A third party employee attempted to take control from the drill crewmember by grabbing
5 August 2000

Alert 00 – 25 Amputation – Fan Blade

Alert 00 – 25 Amputation – Fan Blade WHAT HAPPENED: A mechanic was attempting to rig up a chain hoist above an engine to assist him in