Rig Site Safety

The Rig Site Safety Working Group exists to improve the industry’s drilling and completions safety performance.

The emphasis of the Group is to develop key competencies and tools and to provide an open forum with structured methods of sharing learnings and developing common outputs for implementation across the industry.

The Group is working on the following projects and initiatives:

Drilling and Completions Industry Incident Review Panel (DCIIRP)

Share safety incidents and innovations within the Drilling & Completions sector of the Queensland Natural Gas Exploration and Production Industry. Learn more >

Short Service Employee Management

Provide best practice tools for managing risks associated with Short Service Employees (SSE) on the rig site. Learn more >

Work Party Interaction Table

Develop and roll out a tool and process which assists with defining the safety responsibility of each work party on a wellsite and describing their interactions. Learn more >

Hazards and Habits Activity

Improve frontline worker connection with the hazards that they are exposed to in their day to day activities and the associated life-saving habits. Learn more >

Common Rig Certification (DROPS)

Develop and roll out tools and processes based on the DROPS model. Use DROPS processes and tools as the basis for future expansion to broader rig certification activities. Learn more >

Helping Hands - Hand and Finger Preservation Program

Reduce incidence of hand and finger injury at the well site. Learn more >

Hands and Finger Preservation Portal

A place where you can find a range of tools designed to reduce the incidence of hand and finger injuries at our well sites. Learn more >

Effective Wellsite PTW

Reduce over use of work permits on well sites by improving approaches to managing routine operations through robust application of appropriate and existing safety management tools.​​ Learn more >

Assist & Assure

Make Assist & Assure available for use across our industry.​​ Learn more >

Line of Fire

This mini-portal is a place where you can find a range of tools and information designed to reduce Line of Fire incidents. Learn more >

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