BOEM Safety Alerts

Safety Alerts are posted by the BOEM to inform the offshore oil and gas industry of the circumstances surrounding an accident or a near miss.

They also contain recommendations that should help prevent the recurrence of such an incident on the OCS.

Doc # Title Effective Date
292 Synthetic Base Mud (SBM) Inadvertently Discharged Overboard 2/22/2011
291 Cutting into Process Piping Results in Pollution Event 1/10/2011
290 Plugged Flame Arrestor Results in Rupture of Oil Storage Tanks 10/14/2010
289 Failure to Follow Lock-Out/Tag-Out Procedures Results in Gas Release 9/27/2010
288 Pipe Handling Operations Result in Fatality 7/7/2010
287 Hot Bolting Fire 6/6/2010
National Safety Alert 2 Safety Alert on the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Fire Resulting in Multiple Fatalities and Release of Oil 4/30/2010
286 Fire Inside AC Evaporator Enclosure 12/15/2009
285 Compressor Starter Exhaust Flash Fire 12/15/2009
284 Diverter Flow Event 12/15/2009
283 Crane Shock-Loading resulting from Casing Jack's Hydraulic Hose Fitting FailureAnalysis (JSA) 12/7/2009
282 Job Safety Analysis (JSA) 7/23/2009
281 Drilling Rig Air-Operated Hoist Operation Fatality 7/23/2009
280 Worker Fatally Struck by Moving Pipe During Pipelay Operations 5/13/2009
279 Nylon Sling Failure 4/14/2009
278 One Killed when Oil Pollution Pan Falls 4/7/2009
277 Mechanical Motion Equipment Injuries 3/11/2009
276 Job Safety Analysis (JSA) 2/17/2009
275 Wellhead Damage Caused by Hurricane 1/28/2009
274 Wireline BOP and Lubricator Ejection into GOM 12/8/2008