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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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Average: 4.2 (10 votes)
The failure occurred due to incorrect manufacturing and the final material properties did not meet requirements; causing the clamp to fail.
09 Feb 2016
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Average: 4.9 (8 votes)
There was a sudden, uncontrolled release of pressure when the last retaining bolt was removed. The technician sustained injuries.
08 Feb 2016
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Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
The leak was confirmed and the plant was safely shutdown. The leak came from a failed O-ring seal.
04 Jan 2016
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Average: 4.3 (3 votes)
An inspection crew was conducting a proactive inspection of a gas export system using an infrared camera which looks for very small leaks (fugitive emissions). A small leak was observed around the...
13 Nov 2015
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Average: 4.4 (5 votes)
Severe corrosion caused a thermowell to be ejected.
26 Oct 2015
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Average: 3.4 (5 votes)
The primary cause of failure of the clamp was due to hydrogen cracking. Evidence from this clamp and others checked later indicates that high hardness, with values in excess of 48-50HRC (Rockwell...
26 Oct 2015
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Average: 3.7 (7 votes)
A hinged roller unit dropped 40ft onto the drill floor, missing the nearest person by 4ft.
30 Sep 2015
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Average: 4.8 (6 votes)
Fatigue failure of instrument tubing following a reinstatement of an incorrect orientation using incorrect fitting practices.
30 Sep 2015
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Average: 5 (3 votes)
The man's left hand was caught by a broken wire and pulled towards the drum.
30 Sep 2015
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Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
The work party were required to open the extension to the V door, to allow access for the Coiled Tubing Injector Head to be installed on the rig floor. The Driller and the Lead Floorman (IP)... Read more
31 Jul 2015

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