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Safety Alerts Program

 

BSEE Safety Alerts are tools used by BSEE to inform the offshore energy industry of the circumstances surrounding an incident or a near miss. They also contain recommendations that should help prevent the recurrence of such an incident on the OCS.

Safety Alerts Program

Number Title Date Category
379 Safety Alert 379 - Broken Compressor Heat Exchanger Causes Fire General, Grating/Open Holes
378 Safety Alert 378 - Unsecured Trough Drain Grating Poses Tripping Hazard Equipment Maintenance, Fire
377 Safety Alert 377 - Improperly Bypassed Safety Devices Poses Work and Environmental Hazards Process Safety, Production
376 Safety Alert 376 - Rig Floorman Pinned by Moving Equipment Personnel Safety, Well Operations
375 Safety Alert 375 - OEM Publishes Safety Notice on Defective Shackles General, Manufacturer Deficiency Alert / Safety Notice
374 Safety Alert 374 - Air Compressor Flaws Lead to Engine Fire Equipment Maintenance, Fire
373 Safety Alert 373 - Lightning Strikes Threaten Aircraft on Helidecks General, Weather
372 Safety Alert 372 - Improper Use of Equipment Causes Blasting Cap Misfire General, Other
371 Safety Alert 371 - Conductor Failures Put Workers' Safety and the Environment at Risk Production, Structural
370 Safety Alert 370 Overcharged Battery in Non-Ventilated Box Batteries, Electrical
369 Safety Alert 369 - Non-OEM Parts Were Significant Causal Factors in Two Recent Loss of Control of Traveling Block Incidents Equipment, Well Operations
368 Inadvertent Opening of Valve Under Pressure Causes Injury Process Safety, Production
367 Safety Alert 367 - Saturated Glycol Handling Leads to Fire Equipment Startup, Fire
366 Safety Alert 366 - Dangerous Levels Of H2S Detected At Offshore Facilities General, H2S
365 Safety Alert 365 - BSEE Identified Grating and Open Hole Hazards During Risk Based Inspections General, Grating/Open Holes
364 Safety Alert 364 - Improper Riser Tension Leads to Subsea BOP Falling Off Wellhead Mandrel and Failure of Riser Adapter BOP/LMRP Failures, Well Operations
363 Safety Alert 363 - Injury Occurs when Non-evacuated Personnel Enter Weather-restricted Area General, Weather
362 Safety Alert 362 - Poor Tag Line Awareness Leads to Multiple Incidents Cranes/Lifting, Tag Lines
361 Safety Alert 361 - Multiple Crane Incidents during Heavy Lifting Operations Cranes/Lifting, Critical Lifts
360 Safety Alert 360 - Collision Leads to Significant Near Miss Component Failures, Cranes/Lifting
359 Safety Alert 359 - Unsafe Use of Pipe Wrenches Discovered during Inspection General, Other
358 Safety Alert 358 - Dislodged Boom Pawl Pin Unnoticed by Crane Operator during Pre-use Inspection Component Failures, Cranes/Lifting
357 Safety Alert 357 - Reporting Unsafe Work Conditions General, SEMS
356 Safety Alert 356 - Pipeline Pigs Inadvertently Launched in Close Proximity of Personnel into Gulf Waters Pigging Operations, Production
355 Safety Alert 355 - Recent Safety Notices on Deficient Harnesses and Gloves General, Manufacturer Deficiency Alert / Safety Notice
354 Safety Alert 354 - Fire in Smoking Area Linked to Cigarette Butt Container Fire, Living Quarters
353 Safety Alert 353 - Offshore Employees Fall Through Grating and Open Hole General, Grating/Open Holes
352 Safety Alert 352 - Boat Landing Incident General, Grating/Open Holes
351 Safety Alert 351 - BSEE Identifies Rig Operations Hazards during Risk Based Inspections Well Operations, Other
350 Safety Alert 350 - Fires on Facilities Caused by Use of Outdoor Grills Fire, Living Quarters
349 Safety Alert 349 - Shackle Assembles May Have Condition that Reduces the Ultimate Load of the Shackle General, Manufacturer Deficiency Alert / Safety Notice
348 Safety Alert 348 - Chemical Leak in Flying Lead Discovered by ROV Subsea, Well Operations
347 Safety Alert 347 - Dropped Riser Joint Nearly Crushes Floorhand Pipe Handling, Well Operations
346 Safety Alert 346 - Fractures Found on Stainless Steel Fittings Component Failures, Cranes/Lifting
345 Safety Alert 345 - Sprag Brake Clutch Failure Leads to Near Miss General, Manufacturer Deficiency Alert / Safety Notice
344 Safety Alert 344 - Chemical Containment Release General, Spill/Pollution
343 Safety Alert 343 - Working at Heights - Near or Over Water General, Other
342 Safety Alert 342 - Hydraulic Boom Cylinder Failures Component Failures, Cranes/Lifting
341 Safety Alert 341 - Fired Vessel Hazards Identified by BSEE in Risk-Based Inspections Process Safety, Production
340 Safety Alert 340 - Caisson Well Surface Safety Valve Actuator Explodes Process Safety, Production
339 Safety Alert 339 - Running of Gas Sensing Line in Cable Tray Leads to Fire Arc Flash, Electrical
338 Safety Alert 338 - Pressure Safety Element Rupture Disk Failures Process Safety, Production
337 Safety Alert 337 - Fires Caused by Electronic Device Chargers Fire, Living Quarters
336 Safety Alert 336 - Recurring Hand Injury Incidents on the OCS General, Hand Injuries
335 Safety Alert 335 - Failure to Mitigate Known Hazards Leads to Kick Well Control, Well Operations
334 Safety Alert 334 - Benzene Level Exceeds Exposure Limits Chemical Exposure, General
333 Safety Alert 333 - Floating Production Platform Evacuated Amid Power Outage Electrical, Power Outage
332 Safety Alert 332 - Crane Hazards Identified by BSEE in Risk Based Inspections Cranes/Lifting, Other
331 Safety Alert 331 - Personnel Transfers by Swing Rope and Personnel Basket Cranes/Lifting, Personnel Transfers
330 Safety Alert 330 - MSA Gravity Welder Harnesses General, Manufacturer Deficiency Alert / Safety Notice