Alert 02 – 29 Use of Slip Type Elevators Results in a Foot Injury


The rig was tripping in the hole with 3-1/2 inch PH-6 pipe using slip type elevators. While tripping in the hole, the slip type elevators were latched onto a stand of pipe. The slips bit prematurely, pulling the stand off the floor. Moments later the slips released their grip allowing the stand to slide downwards landing on an employee’s foot.

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