Alert 07 – 33 Lack of Adequate Rest and Attention Resulting in an LTI (Rig Move)


After completing 75% of a rig move operation, the Senior Mechanic (IP) was instructed by the Senior Toolpusher to connect the mud pump engine’s air and diesel lines to arrange for rig acceptance. After he connected the air and diesel lines and the air supply valve was opened it appeared that there was an air leak. The injured stopped to check the leaking air line and his left foot was twisted and he lost his balance and fell to the ground.

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