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What’s the difference? Safety Alerts give details of events surrounding an incident, near-miss or good practice. Safety Moments are downloadable PowerPoint presentations which give details of an incident, near-miss or good practice, discussion questions and related resources. Please note that every Safety Alert and Moment is deliberately kept anonymous to encourage sharing within the industry. No companies, installations, dates or names will be identified within the Alert or Moment.

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After the well test, the rig was killing the well by reverse circulating out the completion fluid and displacing the well to oil based mud (OBM). The gas was routed to the well test manifold and then...
10 Jan 2020
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This actuators assembly is a discrete unit which contains a pre-compressed volute spring which enables the valve to operate as failsafe. During the removal of the actuator, the housing became...
06 Jan 2020
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A Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) panel exploded. Projectiles from the components landed over 40 feet away. There were no injuries and no damage to nearby equipment.
28 Nov 2019
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During the preparation of the pipework the technician removed his right hand glove to search for a pen in his coveralls’ chest pocket. The technician then turned to adjust his position, placing...
28 Nov 2019
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Once the technician was connected to the ropes and outboard he was passed the coating gun which he tethered to his harness using one of his available cowstails, however the technician did not...
28 Nov 2019
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Fake, altered or falsified certification in relation to personal training and / or qualifications have been recieved after requested verification of training and qualifications indicated in CV's...
01 Nov 2019
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Prior to lifting a hydraulic control unit, it was observed that the saddle and Blow out Preventer Control hose arrangement would obstruct the planned lift. The saddle and control hoses were suspended...
30 Oct 2019
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Run in hole (RIH) drill pipe operation was taking place. The driller asked one of the floorman (IP) to clean the roof window, the floorman climbed on top of the drillers cabin to clean the window...
23 Oct 2019
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An operator had to leave work after feeling unwell. He went to hospital where he was diagnosed with pulmonary oedema (fluid on the lung). The operator has since returned to work and is expected to...
23 Oct 2019
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Operation technicians were attempting to change filter banks by operating a three way valve. In act of trying to “loosen” the valve, the pin through the shaft had sheared and the lifting...
11 Oct 2019

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