Alert 03 – 42 Rig Move Results in Fall and Near Miss


A Roustabout was removing a pillar from the side of the road while the derrick was being moved in one piece with a derrick dolly. As the Roustabout was walking along side of the road, just in front of the derrick dolly wheels, he stumbled on a lump of gypsum and fell. As he sat up the outside wheel on the derrick dolly brushed his shoulder. Only a few millimeters closer and the derrick dolly would have crushed the Roustabout.

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