Alert 04 – 49 Dropped 18 5/8″ Casing Near Miss Incident


A rig recently had a near miss incident during the casing running operation. While pulling a joint of 18 5/8″ casing up to the V-door the pickup line slipped over the collar and off the joint allowing it to fall across the rig floor, coming to rest against the derrick. While no one was injured in this incident, it clearly had the potential to cause serious injury or fatality.

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