Alert 03 – 06 Rig Floor Dropped Object Results in Near Miss


A wire line guide (rig designed and made), that was used for drifting tubing, was not removed as the sinker bar traveled to the surface. The guide weighing approx 21.5 kgs (48 lbs) was approximately 6 meters (20 feet) above the floor as the floorman began to rack the guide back into its’ position at the side of the rig floor. The guide fell, hitting the floorman on the hard hat, knocking him to the floor and bruising his lip.

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