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
191 Drillship Draw Works Failure 12/2/2000
190 Fall Results in Fatality 9/22/2000
189 Guardrails 7/19/2000
188 Fire with Fatality and Injury 5/2/2000
187 Coiled Tubing Incidents 4/10/2000
186 Accidental Disconnect of Marine Drilling Risers 3/10/2000
185 Installation and Inspection of Concrete Mats 11/22/1999
184 Fire with Fatality and Injuries 11/19/1999
183 Electrical Shock Hazard 11/16/1999
182 Post-Hurricane Startup Procedures Fail to Identify Pipeline Damage Resulting in Oil Spill 10/19/1999
181 Rig Collapse with Fatalities and Injuries 4/28/1999
180 Deepwater Gulf of Mexico OCS Currents 3/4/1999
179 Drilling Accident Results in One Fatality 2/24/1999
178 Trawl Net Snags Pipeline, Resulting in Oil Spill 2/23/1999
177 Casing Blowdown Accident and Fatality 2/9/1999
176 Mud Logging Unit Explosion and Fire 7/22/1998
175 List of Safety Alerts Concerning Crane Accidents 7/20/1998
174 Accumulation of Gas in Living Quarters Results in Explosion, Fire, and Injuries 11/26/1997
173 Pig Launcher Explosion Results in Two Fatalities 8/28/1997
172 Personnel Overexposed to Carbon Monoxide 8/27/1997