January Safety Alert | International Association of Drilling Contractors
02/21/2014 01:23 PM Posted by: David J. LopezSafety Alert | From the International Association of Drilling Contractors
Issued: January 2014 ALERT 14 — 02
DROP OBJECT RESULTS IN LOST TIME INCIDENT
WHAT HAPPENED: A drilling jar mandrel clamp weighing 26 Kg (57 lbs) dropped from a height of approximately 30 feet (9.14 meters) above the rotary table. On the way down,and at about 15 feet (4.5 meters) above the rig floor, it struck and bounced off of a derrick beam. As it continued falling, the mandrel struck a floor hand on his hardhat and left shoulder thus causing a laceration.
WHAT CAUSED IT:
CORRECTIVE ACTIONS: To address this incident, this company did the following:
The Corrective Actions stated in this alert are one company’s attempts to address the incident, and do not necessarily reflect the position of IADC or the IA DC HSE Committee. This material is presented for information purposes only. Managers & Supervisors should evaluate this information to determine if it can be applied to their own situations and practices. Copyright 2014 International Association of Drilling Contractors All rights reserved.
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