Health and safety guide for oil and gas well drilling and servicing.

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Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Technical Services, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. , [Cincinnati, Ohio], Washington
Accidents, Occupational., Accident Prevention., Safety., Petroleum., Fossil Fuels., Occupational He
Other titlesNIOSH health and safety guide for oil and gas well drilling and servicing., Oil and gas well drilling and servicing.
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIOSH) 78-190, NIOSH health and safety guides, DHEW publication -- no. (NIOSH) 78-190.
ContributionsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Technical Services.
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Paginationv, 63 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17840173M

Health and Safety Guide for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing (Publication No. ) NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and no longer represents OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR OIL AND GAS WELL DRILLING AND SERVICING OPERATIONS 3 catline A line powered by the cathead used to lift or pull equipment around a rig.

catwalk Elongated platform adjacent to the rig floor where pipe is laid out and lifted into the Size: KB. Transporting and rigging up the equipment is the first step in well servicing operations.

After these steps, servicing activities commence. Wells often need maintenance or service on surface or down-hole equipment. Working on an existing well to restore or increase oil and gas production is an. Safety compliance guidelines are administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Exposures to hazards present in oil and gas well drilling, servicing and storage are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry 29 CFR Health and safety guide for oil and gas well drilling and servicing.

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Topics: Gas well drilling--Safety measures Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Technical Services ; Washington: for sale by the Supt.

of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. 1 Occupational Safety & Health Administration. OIL & GAS RIG INSPECTION. CHECKLIST FOR. DRILLING & WELL SERVICING.

OPERATIONS. Operating Company: _____. API Recommended Pract 4th Edition. The American Petroleum Institute has released the fourth edition of Recommended Practice 54 (RP 54), Occupational Safety and Health for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, which provides procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing operations.

SAFETY IN OIL AND GAS WELL DRILLING AND SERVICING OPERATIONS. It is intended that this voluntary recommended practice will promote and maintain safe working con-ditions for personnel engaged in we ll drilling and servicing operations, including special services as they relate to the operation of drilling and well servicing rigs.

Each drilling and servicing company has its own safety program. This course is not a replacement for those programs nor does it establish any industry consensus standards. Rather, this course can be used as a resource in helping to identify oil and gas rig hazards and providing possible solutions.

Policy Interpretation. This Appendix identifies workers within certain occupations in the oil and gas well drilling and servicing industry who are paid on a salary and bonus compensation system and who fall under provincial jurisdiction and are, therefore, covered by the B.C.

Employment Standards Act. HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL HANDBOOK Edition This handbook applies to all DTC Energy Group, Inc. personnel and will be referred to as the DTC Energy Group or DTC Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Handbook.

This handbook serves as a reference for minimum rules and standards at DTC Energy Group operations and facilities. ii Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts • Audit Division May Preface Oil and Gas Well Servicing Preface This manual has been written for the auditor. It is to be used as a training tool and reference guide.

Any schedules included in the manual are for illustration purposes only and are not to be construed as the. The purpose of this guide was to offer recommendations for good safety practices and an analysis of frequently violated regulations to assist those responsible for safe work practices in the oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations to function effectively.

The oil and gas industry continues to expand in all area of the world and the need for safety professionals has never been greater. Identifying and controlling onshore and offshore oil platform hazards, reducing fatalities, injuries and illnesses, and designing effective OSH management systems specific to the oil and gas industry are essential skills to the success of organizations.

5 The Well Life Cycle • Design: Agree the well objectives, schedule, costs, order equipment, place contracts for the rig and services, prepare the site. • Construction: − Drill: The well is created by drilling a hole, isolating with casing and cement and repeating this process until the target depth and location are reached.

− Test: A well may be produced temporarily to establish the. Made available by U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information. Additional Physical Format: Online version: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Division of Technical Services. Health and safety guide for oil and gas well drilling and servicing. The safety challenges of the 21st century require an integrative approach that brings fresh thinking and sound practices from across industries and among areas of safety specialization.

Lessons from the personal and process safety approaches have revealed the strengths and weaknesses of each, but little has been done to bring them together.

The current challenge is to create a safety. Radiation Safety Radiation is an emotional topic. For many, the mention of the word radiation produces a strong reaction of fear. However, radiation—when treated with healthy. For HSE's well engineering and operations teams, the main focus is for dutyholders to ensure the safe design and construction of oil and gas wells as well as the safe performance of drilling and well servicing operations.

Current issues include: monitoring and maintaining of well lifecycle integrity. API spokesman Reid Porter said the oil and gas industry is safer than ever and constantly working to improve, including updating its industry safety standards for drilling and well-servicing.

Workplace fatalities among oil and gas extraction workers Overview.

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The oil and gas (O&G) extraction workforce has an annual fatality rate seven times higher than all United States (US) workers (Mason et al., ).Manual labor, long work hours around heavy machinery, multiple contractors working on well sites simultaneously, and the constant movement of people and.

drilling for petroleum (oil and gas), as defined by well design and operational structure. Table B lists mandatory minimum competency requirements / qualifications for positions to undertake workover or well servicing for petroleum and natural gas drilling (oil and gas) as defined by well.

Following OSHA's guidance may allow a defendant to argue that it followed advice from the federal agency tasked with ensuring employee safety and health. Of course, reviewing OSHA's guidance may help improve the safety of operations and avoid safety.

oil and gas flow into the well. For a well to pollute, a leak must form and extend from inside the well to the outside environment, past all the steel and cement barriers, and the pressure inside the well must be higher than the pressure outside the well at the depth of the leak.

Construction of a well’s barrier system begins during drilling as. The purpose of this document is to recommend practices and procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing operations. Applicability These recommendations apply to rotary drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, and special services as they relate to operations on location.

safety and health standards and may provide background useful in formulating II Oil and Gas Well Drilling Activity (). 23 III-l.

Average Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rates The multiplicity of well servicing and completion operations, as performed by SIC companies, has not been included in the statistical.

SHELL POLICIES 4 ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL GROUP COMMITMENT TO HEALTH, SAFETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT In the Group we are all committed to: n Pursue the goal of no harm to people; n Protect the environment; n Use material and energy efficiently to provide our products and services; n Develop energy resources, products and services consistent with these aims; n Publicly report on our.

Boulder County has extended its moratorium preventing new oil and gas development through end ofwhich will make the county’s run without new well drilling surpass eight years.

Drilling is a major part of oil and gas industry procedures.

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