Alert 03 – 45 Filling Casing with High Pressure Mud Pump Results in a Lost Time Incident


The rig was in the process of running casing. While filling the casing with mud, a floorman closed the fill line valve when the casing was full. When he closed the valve, the pressure build up in the line surpassed the working pressure of the valve causing line failure. The floorman was struck with debris and required medical attention. The result was a Lost Time Incident.

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