• Published: 27 Jul 2011
  • Incident ID: 3367

Finger injury whilst running casing

Cause & Consequence

  • Handling, lifting or carrying
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Drilling unit

Incident Activity

Drilling, workover

Incident Info Source


Specific Incident Equipment

Rig Power Tongs

Lessons Identified

Wrong hand placement


Pre-Job Safety Meeting (PJSM) was not conducted for IP’s crew upon resumption of shift before they

Incident Recommendations

Discussed this incident with crews during HSE meetings with emphasis on use of safe handling points.


Instructed supervisors to ensure that Pre-Job Safety Meetings (PJSMs) are conducted and documented

prior to starting any job and/ or before any additional crew personnel join an existing operation.


Instructed supervisors and crews to ensure that available JSAs for required jobs are reviewed and

understood by all concerned during PJSM before embarking on any task.


Instructed rig supervisors that generic JSAs shall be reviewed / revised to incorporate job specific

hazards and precautions.


Identify / nominate crews with appreciable understanding of English language to translate / explain to

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