Cause & Consequence
- Slip, trip or fall on same level
Incident Info Source
Step change in safety
Specific Incident Equipment
Rotary equipment and associated controls. Working with hand tools on or around the rotary table. Driller's cabin layout.
See description and Recommendations.
Reposition the controls and install separation devices to prevent the person operating the controls to accidentlly activate them.Add a 'plexiglass' cover to the rotary control knob until such time the control can be relocated.Isolate the rotary table when using chain tongs and the like to manually make up or break out tubular connections.Change RT/Stop and TD mode selector switch to RT/TD selector switch.Drill crew must undergo simulator training for digital drilling controller.Create a JSA to include locking out rotary table when using chain tongs for making or breaking connections