• Published: 17 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3225

Near Miss - Dropped Casing when elevators NOT latched correctly

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

Any elevators with manual latching mechanisms

Lessons Identified

As per the attached IADC alert

Incident Recommendations

As per the attached IADC alert

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