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USE AND ABUSE OF WRENCHES
This series was prompted by a fatality involving a pipe wrench. Several different types of wrench are used in drilling operations and all, when used correctly, will provide trouble and injury free service. It is only when wrenches are misused or abused that injury occurs. The aim of this series is to highlight some of the risks as well as the proper use of wrenches.
We were recently made aware of a fatality involving the use of a pipe wrench. Have a look at this article which analyses the use of wrenches in drilling operations.
This article examines some of the ways that wrenches are frequently misused.
Drill Rig aND SAFETY INNOVATION FORUM
We are so excited for the Innovation Forum coming up on 20 July 2018 in Johannesburg.
The Innovation Forum now holds 1 ECSA CPD point!
Haven't registered? No problem, there are still places left, so register now.
Read this short article to find out why hands free rod handling is a featured topic at the Drill Rig and safety Innovation Forum.
Follow us on LinkedIn to get snippets on the topics and the speakers you can expect to see on the day.