Alert 10 – 19 Dropped Object Results in a Restricted Work Case


The rig crew was in the process of picking up 5″ heavy weight. drill pipe. The floor man, who was operating the air hoist with his left hand, was also holding a pipe drift with his right hand. His right hand was resting on the outside border of the rig floor handrail. The drift slipped from his hand and fell from rig floor (13 m. height). The drift struck the injured person’s helmet and right shoulder.

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