Alert 06 – 19 Temporary Placement of Mud Hose in Walkway Results in a Tripping Incident


A roustabout crew was cleaning out a storage room on the rig and moving some items to another area on the rig. One employee was stepping out of the room, which has one step that is approximately 12 inches down to the main deck area. There was a mud hose (marked with Danger flagging tape) that had been temporarily placed in the walkway in front of the storage room door and the employee stepped through the door and down onto the hose, twisting his ankle resulting in a fractured ankle.

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