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
297 Potable Water Pressure Tank Bladder Rupture Adobe Acrobat PDF 9/29/2011
9 SAFETY ALERT: Heater-Treater Fire Forces Evacuation of Platform Adobe Acrobat PDF 5/25/2011
296 Catastrophic Failures in Mooring Systems Possibly Put Floating Structures at Risk Adobe Acrobat PDF 5/14/2011
294 Blowout Preventer Automatic Mode (Deadman) Activation Adobe Acrobat PDF 4/14/2011
295 Compressor Fire Resulting from Separated Fuel Line Coupling Adobe Acrobat PDF 4/6/2011
293 Platform RTU Battery Charger Fire Adobe Acrobat PDF 3/21/2011
292 Synthetic Base Mud (SBM) Inadvertently Discharged Overboard Adobe Acrobat PDF 2/22/2011
291 Cutting into Process Piping Results in Pollution Event Adobe Acrobat PDF 1/10/2011
290 Plugged Flame Arrestor Results in Rupture of Oil Storage Tanks Adobe Acrobat PDF 10/14/2010
289 Failure to Follow Lock-Out/Tag-Out Procedures Results in Gas Release Adobe Acrobat PDF 9/27/2010
288 Pipe Handling Operations Result in Fatality Adobe Acrobat PDF 7/7/2010
287 Hot Bolting Fire Adobe Acrobat PDF 6/6/2010
National Safety Alert 2 Safety Alert on the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Fire Resulting in Multiple Fatalities and Release of Oil Adobe Acrobat PDF 4/30/2010
284 Diverter Flow Event Adobe Acrobat PDF 12/15/2009
285 Compressor Starter Exhaust Flash Fire Adobe Acrobat PDF 12/15/2009
286 Fire Inside AC Evaporator Enclosure Adobe Acrobat PDF 12/15/2009
283 Crane Shock-Loading resulting from Casing Jack's Hydraulic Hose Fitting FailureAnalysis (JSA) Adobe Acrobat PDF 12/7/2009
281 Drilling Rig Air-Operated Hoist Operation Fatality Adobe Acrobat PDF 7/23/2009
282 Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Adobe Acrobat PDF 7/23/2009
280 Worker Fatally Struck by Moving Pipe During Pipelay Operations Adobe Acrobat PDF 5/13/2009