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Oil Rig Safety Inspection

The Oil Rig Safety Checklist app allows you to conduct a thorough inspection of your oil rig. Capture photos, videos, and other pertinent data and upload it safely to the cloud for further analysis. This app is fully customizable to fit your specific inspection needs, and works offline in case of low/no internet signal.

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Oil Rig Safety Inspection

Company Information

Operating Company

Company Contact

Drilling/Servicing Company

Drilling/Service Company Address



Safety Manager

Rig Information

Rig #



Well #

Well Name



OSHA Inspection #

Serial #

Number of Employees on Site

Number of Employees Total


Depth of Well

Days on Location

Start Date

Completion Date



Ton Miles Logged

Other Employers on Site

Inspection Details

Date of Inspection

Time of Inspection

Closing Date

Closing Time

Inspected By

Type of Inspection

Type of servicing operation conducted

BOP Test

Special Services encompasses Wireline, Stripping & Snubbing, Drill Stem Testing, Acidizing, Fracturing, Hot Oil, Cementing, Gas Air or Mist Drilling, Coring, Coiled Tubing, Hot Tapping and Freezing and Hotwork Operations. Requirements set forth in Sections 1-19 will also apply to this section.


1 Pre-job Safety Meeting Held

2 Fire Extinguishers in accessible locations

3 Service unit located upwind of wellhead

4 Emergency escape air pack available

5 Emergency escape air pack charged and ready for use.

6 Personnel not permitted between wireline and wellhead when wireline operating.

7 Open ended flow line secured to the wellhead, at the end of the line and at intermediate locations.

8 Lubricators, Swages and Unions inspected for defects prior to use.

9 Lubricator equipment, swages, unions and valves pressure tested to max. anticipated pressure.

10 Lubricator equipped with 1 or more bleed valves.

11 Valves and gauges checked to determine if pressure is present in lubricator before removal.

12 Essential personnel only allowed near pressurized lubricators, flow lines and well head

13 Lubricator bleed valves cycled after pressure removed

14 Service unit engines equipped with an emergency shutdown device

15 Welding operations not conducted near wellhead

16 Discharge lines not place under mobile equipment.

17 Pressure fittings, unions & coupling threads, both internal and external, inspected prior to use and in good condition.


1 Wireline unit located as far away as possible from fracturing and/or hot oil units

2 Wireline units, vehicles, portable houses placed outside the guywires of well service units.

3 Mobile, portable or skid-mounted wireline service units chocked or secured to prevent movement.

4 Gin pole attached to wellhead or Christmas tree with chain & ratchet load binder or equiv

5 Rope & Blocks of the correct size & strength

6 Rope inspected at beginning of the job.

7 Blocks inspected at the beginning of the job

8 Lower wireline sheave secured

9 Splices not used in the entire length of rope

10 Periodic (NTE 12 mo) drill, visual and pressure test of all sections on the lubricator

11 Wireline BOP tested in open and closed positioned

12 High pressure lubricators have 2 or more bleed valves installed

12a Minimum equipment available

13 High pressure lubricators, stuffing boxes, valves, connections and adapters inspected at intervals NTE 12 mo

14 Lubricator sections marked with permanent serial number

15 Non-essential engines, motors, and other sources of ignition are shut down during swabbing operations

16 Swabbing operations conducted during daylight hours

16a Swabbing unit placed upwind from the wellbore, tanks & pits

17 Hydrostatic bailers secured prior to dumping.


1 Emergency escape line rigged and available for each person on snubbing unit

1a Only the minimum number of employees allowed in basket

1b Employees provided and using proper protective equipment

2 Gasoline engines and other sources of ignition kept 100+ ft away

3 Snubbing work platform guyed, unless otherwise supported

4 Pumps, power packs, tool boxes, doghouses, etc located away from flow and/or bleed-off lines

5 Pump units located so snubbing operator can see pump operator

6 Well pressure monitored at all times 7 Backpressure valve or blanking plug installed

7 Backpressure valve or blanking plug installed in pipe string (Min 1)

8 Snubbing operations not conducted at same time as welding operations in the vicinity

9 Approved packer/drill string design used during snubbing.

10 Snubbing operations conducted during daylight hours only


1 Engines located 100+ ft from wellhead

2 Engines located within 100 ft not operated or equipped with heat & spark arresting system

3 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area

4 Safety valve and wrench readily available

5 Casing fluid volume monitored

6 Rig floor attended at all times


1 Trucks & Tanks located 100 ft min from wellhead

2 Check valve installed on lines from pumping equipment to wellhead

3 Blending equipment grounded

4 Sand unloading equipment bonded to blending machine

5 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area

6 Pre-treatment pressure test of pump ad discharge lines conducted.

7 Pump operators at controls while pumps in operation

8 Frac Tanks grounded

9 Frac Tanks equipped with internal anti-static build-up devices


1 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area

2 Pump & discharge lines tested prior to starting job

3 Pump operators at controls while pumps in operation


1 Personnel trained in the use of emergency shutoff, blowout preventer and fire fighting equipment

2 Personnel familiar with air/gas supply

3 Personnel familiar with circulating system

4 Compressors located 100 ft away from wellbore

5 Compressors visible from drillerÕs position

Compressors equipped with...

6a Pressure relief valves

6b Discharge temperature and pressure gauges

6c Engine governors

6d Engine shut off valves

7 Drilling engines equipped with kill switches

8 Kill switches mounted near drillerÕs console

9 Compressor discharge lines equipped with check valve and block valve.

10 Blooey line used

10a Blooey and bleed-off lines 150 ft minimum

11 Blooey and bleed-off lines securely anchored

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12 Full-opening, quick closing valve installed on Kelly

13 Two valves installed on standpipe accessible from rig floor and ground level.

14 Shutoff valve installed on main feeder, 150 ft from the well head (Gas only)

15 (GAS Only) Spinning rope used instead of chain

16 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area

17 Float valves inspected each time bit pulled out

18 Fuel and Oil storage tanks 50 ft min from compressor

19 LPG supply lines equipped with shut off valves at storage tanks and engines

20 Master safety valve located on main fuel line

21 One 150# Class BC dry chem

22 Circulating head stripper rubber inspected each tour

23 Pipe connections from wellbore leak free

24 Well killing material and equipment on site and operational before drilling commences

25 Rig substructure adequately ventilated

26 Generator houses, bunk houses, and change houses kept 100+ ft from well bore

27 Automobiles parked GT 100 ft from the wellbore

28 Rig engines equipped with heat and spark arresting systems

29 Gas or gasoline fueled engine equipped with low tension ignition system

30 Other possible ignition sources permitted in designated areas only


1 Performed under the direct supervision of a qualified person

2 Hot tapping equipment pressure tested after rig-up

3 Frozen plugs allowed to thaw

4 Frozen plugs tested by staged reduction in pressure

5 Equipment suitable for an H2S environment

6 Rated working pressure exceeds anticipated pressures


1 H2S precautions implemented prior to pulling cores

2 Positive pressure/pressure demand breathing apparatus with full face piece used while working in areas where atmospheric concentrations exceed 10 ppm (H2S) or 2 ppm (SO2)

3 H2S monitoring equipment available to check core barrel

4 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples

5 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples


1 Proper material of tubing used in H2S environment

2 Coiled tubing unit placed upwind from the well

3 Reel unit and its conveyance should be adequately secured from movement

4 Flanged type connection used on bottom connection of the coiled tubing BOP

5 Dedicated pump cross and a 2nd set of tubing ram preventers located below the pump cross


1 Performed with the minimum number of employees

2 Produced gases vented and/or flared to ensure personal safety

3 Gases from stored test fluids safely vented

4 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples

5 H2S monitoring devices available and in use

6 Only H2S qualified personnel permitted

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