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
253 Plug and Abandonment of Non-producing Wells and Facilities 8/1/2007
252 Retrieving Storm Packers 7/30/2007
251 Collapse of Pipe Supporting Coil Tubing Causes Drowning 7/11/2007
250 Plug and Abandonment Operations Lead to Fatality and Brief Loss of Well Control 6/12/2007
249 Training 2/13/2007
248 Stainless Steel Tubing-Related Fires 12/28/2006
247 Fatality on Storm-Damaged Platform 12/11/2006
245 Serious Fire Caused by Methanol Sprayed from Duct-Tape Repaired Hose 11/9/2006
244 Two Injured in Separate Incidents from Lack of Fall Protection and Improper Supervision (Amends # 233) 11/7/2006
243 Unplanned Riser Disconnect Results in Spill 9/6/2006
242 2006 Fatalities 8/23/2006
241 Shallow -Gas Blowout and Rig Evacuation 5/31/2005
240 Conducting Activities In the Vicinity of Offshore Pipelines 6/5/2006
239 Casing Bleed-down into Plastic Drum Results in Fire on Platform 3/2/2006
238 Floorhand Crushed During a Through-Rotary Man-Riding Operation 3/1/2006
237 Post-Hurricane Construction Fatality and Other Incidents 2/14/2006
236 Fatality Caused by Snagged Stabbing 2/3/2006
235 Multiple Cable Transit Failures 12/15/2005
234 Potential Obstructions to Mariners and Offshore Operators (Amends # 233) 12/9/2005
233 Potential Obstructions to Mariners and Offshore Operators 11/30/2005