What is Manbasket Operation
The crane basket, a crane supported man basket, also referred to as a suspended personnel platform, crane cage and construction basket, is designed, manufactured and tested to meet all Federal and OSHA regulations […]
What is Power Tong Operation
Designed to improve the efficiency, and safety of drill floor operations, power tongs are essential tools in the oil and gas industry. They are large-capacity, self-locking wrenches used for applying torque, and gripping […]
The trend in industrial technology is moving towards wireless devices, resulting in an increase in the number of wireless devices installed in hazardous areas.
The wireless devices are radio devices that emit electromagnetic radiation […]
What is Vacuum Truck Operation Operation
During vacuum truck operations, workers are at risk of being exposed to toxic gases. The potential for releasing toxic gases is constantly present where vacuum trucks are sucking up liquid […]
Rigging Down & Rig Up Operation
These are terms used in the industry for moving in the drilling rig; installing all the parts, units, motors and equipment; and getting ready to drill the well. Once the […]
What is Rig Move Operation
Rig drills the well or wells in one spot. When it’s finished it gets taken apart or towed in one piece to a new place and put back together to drill […]
Manriding operations, hoisting personnel above or below the rig floor with a winch to perform rig maintenance, are considered a part of normal routine operations by many companies in the drilling industry.
Guidance for Use of the RAM The starting point for a RAM assessment is an understanding of the Hazard in its context (activity, location etc.), or an understanding of the particular potential incident being considered.
- The new work environment including people and culture
- Travelling for work purposes
- Performing maintenance
- Operating unfamiliar equipment or machinery
- Risk Taking behaviour
- Unsafe Culture from past experience
- Hiding Incidents
- Fatigue and Exhaustion
The hand is the part of the body most often injured and these injuries are sometimes difficult to heal. Hand injuries are preventable. By identifying hazards and developing safety measures, you and your employer can […]