• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3259

Being Struck by Tongs results in Injury

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Drilling unit

Incident Activity

Drilling, workover

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

Rig Tongs being placed on 'hardbanding' is considered NOT best practice.

Lessons Identified

As per the attached IADC Safety Alert.

Incident Recommendations

As per the attached IADC Safety Alert.

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