• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3324

Sand Line Flagging Operation fatality

Cause & Consequence

  • Other
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Drilling unit

Incident Activity


Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

Sand Line Drum

Lessons Identified

The procedures to perform the task were inadequate.There was a lack of spatial awareness.The available work standards were of poor quality.

Incident Recommendations

Create proper risk assessments for critical activities.Train rig personnel to install and comply with isolation procedures.Install barriers over the sand line and other such control levers.

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