LTI Notification 8 th January LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was in his PAC room’s bathroom when scalding water poured down onto his neck and back from a ceiling light fitting. Water from a leaking water pipe in the roof space had seeped through the ceiling via the gap for the lights electrics and accumulated in the lights bowl shaped lamp shade. The heat from the light bulb then heated the water to such a temperature that it melted the plastic shade and poured down on to the IP who was standing directly underneath at the time. He was treated locally and then transferred to Ibra hospital for further treatment. INJURY: Scalding injury. 5 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Fahud PAC Back to Main Page Hole for the cables in the light fitting giving the water a path to flow through the ceiling Example of a lights lamp shade
LTI Notification 20 th January LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was placing a shackle on to a casing insert bowl in order to relocate it from the catwalk back to the equipment store. Whilst he was tighten the shackle over the 1 st casing insert bowl, the bowl slid down and this trapped his right middle finger between tow bowls. The IP was treated locally at the campsite clinic and then referred to Nizwa hospital for further treatment. A fracture to the tip of his finger was confirmed. INJURY: Fracture to the tip of his finger. 5 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Saih Nyhaida area Back to Main Page 1st casing insert bowl Trapping point between 2 bowls 2 nd casing insert bowl Shackle
LTI Notification 3 rd January LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was mixing chemicals in the mixing hopper area and as he was lifting a 25 kg chemical bag, he lost his balance and fell 2 metres from the top of the mixing hopper area to the ground. He was taken to rig medic and then to Fahud PDO clinic. IP was referred to Nizwa Hospital for X-Ray & further examination showed he had fractured his right forearm. INJURY: Arm fracture 16 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Rig-52, KCA Deutag, Fahud Back to Main Page Hopper on rig Distance IP fell
Fatal LTI Notification 10 th February LTI No# 04/06/07/ WHAT HAPPENED: Four employees were in the vehicle travelling from Ghanima to Ghubrah village when their vehicle rolled over at a turning nearby the Wifaq well location and resualted; LTI#4 (Fatality) 27 year old QC Civil inspector LTI#6 Ankle fracture LTI#7 Chest pain LTI#8 Neck Wounds Driver and passengers working for Jalmood National a contractor for Petrogas, a PDO ‘small fields’ contractor. To Allah We belong, and to Him is our return: - : إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون INJURY: Fatal (1) + LWC (3)- Petrogas (LTI#04/06/07/08) Accident Location: Rima Graded road near Wifaq Back to Main Page RTA
LTI Notification 8 th February LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was working on the iron roughneck which had been previously removed from the drill floor as bolts holding the pistons to the roughneck body had sheared. With the use of a webbing strap, the IP was supervising reintroducing the top assembly of the roughneck onto its base assembly and engaged the back pin successfully into its slot. The IP then attempted to rotate the upper assembly to allow it to drop down onto the two front pins. In doing so the IP placed his fingers in a 4cm gap below the upper assembly pistons and as it successfully dropped on to the pins the gap reduced to less than a 1cm. The very top of his right ring finger was severely crushed. INJURY: Broken finger. 12 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Rig 36 Lekhwair Back to Main Page Pinch point which crushed finger between upper and lower assembly Upper assembly Lower assembly Lifting webbing strap
LTI Notification 24 th February LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The hoist was in the process of breaking a pipe joint after they had removed the pipe from the utility hole. The driller and the floor man tried to push the pipe towards the mouse hole but were struggling to push it across. The IP who had just come onto the rig floor went over to help them. While walking over to the rotary table his left foot went into the uncovered utility hole causing him to fall over on the rig floor. He fell on his left elbow which took the full weight of his body. He was taken to the PDO Clinic in Lekhwair and then referred to Ibri Hospital where X rays identified a hairline fracture to his left upper arm. INJURY: Upper Arm Injury “Shoulder”. 30 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Hoist 35 Shiv-Vani in Lekhwair RTA Back to Main Page
LTI Notification 1 st March LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The Mason was aligning the foundation slipper (size: 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.2 meter) when it hit him on his left foot. INJURY: Multiple fractures on left foot. 14 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: FHD-523 steam well, Fahud Back to Main Page
LTI Notification 19 th March LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was attempting to lower the mast of a portable tower flood light from its upright position down to its horizontal resting position. The mast stopped lowering at approx. 6 – 8 inches above the mast guide and the wire rope slackened. The IP caught hold of the wire rope to place it back on the pulley when the flood light mast suddenly dropped down further tightening the wire rope and causing his hands to become trapped between the pulley and the wire rope. IP was immediately taken to the clinic for first aid treatment for a cut and loss of nail to his left index finger. He was later referred by the Lekhwair clinic to Ibri hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured left index finger. RESULTS: Fractured left index finger. 14 Work Days Lost. Accident Location: Rig 49_ Dalma in Lekhwair. Back to Main Page Wire rope slackened when lighting column stopped lowering IP trapped fingers when wire rope he was putting back on the pulley by hand unexpectantly tightened causing crush point between wire and pulley
LTI Notification 20 th April LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: IP was walking from the mobile well test unit to the crew pick-up carrying two glass sample bottles full of crude oil. As he approached the flow line he turned round (from where he was going) to ask a colleague a question but continued to walk backwards. In doing so he tripped backwards over the flow line. As he fell, he kept hold of the glass bottles to prevent them smashing and in doing so he was unable to protect himself from his fall, leading to him landing heavily on his elbow. The IP was moved to Haima clinic and later transferred to Muscat for further treatment after being diagnosed with a fractured arm. INJURY: Fractured elbow 6 weeks off work. Accident Location: Bahja, Sadad 082- well head, Haimo Technologies. Back to Main Page 1. IP turns to talk to his colleague, while walking, with 2 filled sample bottles in hand. 2. IP trips on flowline losing his balance, and falls over. 3. IP lands heavily on his arm, still holding the sample bottles in hand. Direction of travel Direction he faces
LTI Notification 19 th April LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was disconnecting the lubricator from the BOP but he did not notice that the lubricator was still under tension. After manually unscrewing the lubricator, he signaled the operator to lift the lubricator using the hydraulic track stack. The IP had placed his hand between the BOP and the lubricator and as the lubricator was lifted the tension caused it to unexpectedly move sideways causing a crush injury to the IP’s right middle finger The IP was immediately taken to the Lekhwair PAC clinic and then referred onward to Ibri hospital where he was treated for a compound fracture of his right middle finger. INJURY: Fractured right middle finger 4 weeks off work. Accident Location: Lekhwair, IPC Coiled tube unit (CTU21) Back to Main Page Slightly tilted X-mas and BOP Assembly Keep your hands off the pinch points to protect from crush injuries.
LTI Notification 20 th April LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: Whilst the IP was working on the floor of the unit he felt dizzy and fell to the ground from the rig floor through the access stairs, a height of approximately 1 metre. The IP was immediately taken to Nimr Tawoos Clinic, and referred to Haima hospital for X-ray then to Nizwa Hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured left leg. RESULTS: Fractured left leg 4 weeks off work. Accident Location: Nimr, karim West-98 _FBU-6 unit _ Weatherford. Back to Main Page
LTI Notification 20 th April LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP wanted to align the level of a steel supporting frame made for the beam bottom which was 2.55 metres above the ground. To do this he stepped on an unsecured wooden plank in place to provide support for the beam but in doing so both the plank and supporting frame slipped causing the IP to fall to the ground. He landed on both legs but the impact resulted in trauma to the spine and was unable to move. His co workers and site foreman transferred him to the ATE clinic where the nurse examined him but could find no visible injuries found. He was further sent to the Haima Government hospital by Tawoos ambulance for further diagnosis where they identified a wedge compression fracture of his vertebra (Spinal ) INJURY: Fracture of vertebra (Spinal ) 3 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Nimr pumping station NRPS, ATE
LTI Notification 25 th April LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was re-stacking a number of steel brackets that had been returned from site and stored in a unsafe manner. While moving one of the brackets another bracket fell down from the stack and trapped the IP's little finger between the brackets. This resulted in a fracture to the IP's right hand little finger. RESULTS: Fractured finger 4 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Harweel, Galfar a subcontractor of Petrofac.
LTI Notification 30 th May LTI No WHAT HAPPENED: Whilst running in drill pipe and after successfully making a connection the IP went to secure the tongs. In doing this he incorrectly held the tong by its jaw rather than by its handle. Due to the weight of the other jaw it swung and closed by itself and trapped the IPs right ring-finger in between both jaws causing him pain. There was no visible cut or bruise to his finger but the IP was taken to see the Rig Medic who decided to transfer the IP to Nizwa Hospital as a precaution. At the hospital he was X rayed and diagnosed as having suffered a hairline fracture to his finger. He was then transferred to Khoula Hospital for specialist treatment. Injury : Fractured finger 2 weeks off work Accident Location: Burhaan near Qarn Alam, KCA Deutag Back to Main Page
LTI Notification 13 th May LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : The IP was helping to align the holes in the excavator arm and excavator bucket to enable the connecting pin to be inserted. Whilst attempting this alignment his thumb on his right hand was crushed between the excavator arm and the bracket on the bucket, resulting in injury. The IP was first taken to the STST clinic and was diagnosed with a fractured thumb. He was immediately transferred to Adam hospital by the STST doctor and then later transferred again to Nizwa hospital for further specialist treatment. INJURY : Fractured finger 2 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Saih Rawl, STST, the north EMC contractor for PDO.
LTI Notification 25 th May LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : Whilst the IP was coming out from the work shop he slipped and fell down. He injured his right leg between the knee and the ankle. The IP was immediately taken to Sahara PAC clinic in Nimr, and referred to Salalah hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured right leg. Injury : Fractured leg 6 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Nimr, MB Petroleum Services unit Hoist 22. Step it is believed the IP fell from
LTI Notification 31 th May LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : After making connection, 4” Drill pipe picked up from V-Door to the rig floor prior to lay down into the mouse hole for next connection. In that process a manila rope was used to receive and guide the pipe from the V-Door to the rig floor then the pipe was guided by hand into the mouse hole. While lowering the pipe landed on IP foot, which was close to the mouse hole and resulted in injury on his right foot little toe. The IP was initially seen by the Rig Medic then taken to Nimr PDO clinic. He was then transferred to Sultan Qaboos Hospital / Salalah where he was diagnosed as having a. Injury : Fractured toe 4 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Nimr Rig-47, Dalma Energy.
LTI Notification 8 th June LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : The IP was one of a team of carpenters who were attempting to open a wooden pallet box which had been used to transport reinforced glass panels. As they were prising away the wooden slats at the front of the pallet box it tipped forward and fell on to them injuring two of the carpenters, one seriously. Both IPs were taken to the Fahud clinic where one IP was diagnosed as having fractured his right leg. He was transferred to Ibri Hospital for X-ray and specialist treatment. His colleague was diagnosed with minor bruising and treated as a first aid case within the clinic. Injury : Fractured leg 6 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: PDO Fahud main office, Saif Sultan Trading a sub-sub contractor to Khimjis who are themselves a sub contractor to WIPRO.
LTI Notification 16 th June LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#22 which occurred on the 16 th of June 2013 at approximately 21:00 hrs involving a 23 year old floorman (IP) working for Weatherford Drilling in Bahja on Rig-04. During the installation of a safety clamp on an 8 ¼” drill collar, a floorman was hammering the safety clamp in place to get the correct alignment. The IP was helping him by holding the safety clamp but was doing so incorrectly with his left hand on the handle and the right hand on the die holder. The floorman failed to notice that the IP was gripping the holder and the hammer struck the IP’s finger. The IP was seen by the Rig Medic then taken to PDO Clinic in Bahja. He was later referred to Haima Hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured finger. Injury : Fractured finger 4 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Bahja, Weatherford Drilling.
LTI Notification 16 th June LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#23 which occurred on the 16 th of June 2013 at 11:30 hrs involving a 33 year old helper (IP) employed in a three man surveyor team by Al Turki on the Ras Al Hamra. After helping the surveyor who had been surveying from up a Jebal, the IP whilst returning to the welfare area for lunch was climbing 1.2m down a set of unsecured ladders into a cutting when the ladder slipped and he lost his balance. As he fell his leg became trapped between two rungs of the ladder causing the bone in his lower left leg to break. He was rescued by co-workers who were working nearby and a first aider provided first aid before the IP was transferred to the Ras Al Hamra project site clinic. He was subsequently moved to the Atlas hospital in Al Ghubra where X-rays confirmed the break to his leg and he was operated on to secure the bone back in place. Injury : Fractured leg 4 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Al Turki, Ras Al Hamra.
LTI Notification 4 th July LTI No Injury : Amputated thumb 2 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Yibal, Galfar WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#24 which occurred on the 4 th of July 2013 at approximately 12:00 hrs, involving a 26 year old Bangladeshi carpenter (IP) working for Al Romal a sub contractor to Galfar operating from the Yibal ODC industrial yard The IP was cutting plywood sheets using a wood cutting machine which had an unguarded rotating cutting blade. Whilst feeding the plywood close to the blade using his unprotected bare hands, the thumb of his left hand contacted the rotating blade causing a deep cut. He was immediately taken to the Yibal PDO clinic then transferred to Ibri hospital where the tip of his left thumb had to be amputated. He was further referred to Khoula hospital, Muscat for the further treatment by a plastic surgeon. Unguarded rotating blade
LTI Notification 4 th July LTI No Injury : Fractured ankle 6 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location:Lekhwair, working for Al Moton transport, a sub contractor to Abraj WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#25 which occurred on the 4th of July 2013 at approximately 08:00 hrs, involving a 35 year old Indian Plumber (IP) working for Al Moton transport, a sub contractor to Abraj working in Lekhwair. A team from Al Moton had been sent to the new yard to conduct maintenance work in preparation for Abraj to move in. During the maintenance, the IP used a ladder to access the roof of a portacabin situated within the workshop. He had however placed the ladder upside down such that the rubber feet were at the top and so the base of the ladder had no grip. On reaching half way up the ladder, the base of the ladder slipped and the IP fell with it. His leg became trapped between the rungs as he hit the ground. His colleagues working nearby came to his aid and transferred him to Lekhwair clinic for initial medical treatment. The IP was later transferred to Ibri hospital where X-rays confirmed that he had broken his shin bone above the ankle on his left leg.
LTI Notification 10 th July LTI No WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#26 which occurred on the 10 th of July 2013 at approximately 1000 hrs, involving a 27 year old trainee Mechanical technician (IP) working for PDO Harweel. After finishing his duty at Harweel Main Production Station the IP was driven back to the workshop along with the senior technician in a 3 ton canter. While getting out of the cab the IP lost balance, twisted his right ankle & fell down. The IP was immediately taken to PDO Clinic at Harweel and then sent to SQH-Salalah where the X-ray revealed a fracture to his little toe. Injury : Fractured ankle 11 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: PDO Harweel.
LTI Notification 26 th July LTI No Injury : Fractured finger 3 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Saih Rawl Rig-45 Abraj Energy Services WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#27 which occurred on the 26th of July 2013 at 03:00hrs involving a 31 year Floor Man (IP) working for Abraj Energy Services in Saih Rawl Rig-45. The IP was opening the safety clamp using a pipe hammer wrench & no one else was holding the clamp. The safety clamp got loose & slipped trapping IP’s right hand between the hammer wrench & auto slips causing a cut on his right ring finger. The IP was initially seen by the Rig Medic then taken to Fahud PDO clinic. He was then transferred to Nizwa Hospital where he was diagnosed as having a fractured right ring finger.
LTI Notification 6 th May LTI No Injury : Fractured foot 11 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: PDO Terminal at Mina Al Fahal WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#28 which occurred on the 06 th of May 2013 at approximately 0800 hrs, involving a 46 year old Production Operator (IP) working for PDO Terminal at Mina Al Fahal. Prior to isolation of inlet prover valve at the metering area he stepped on loose grating and fell into a 2metre deep pit landing on his right foot. The IP reported to a private clinic next day morning while on rest days where the X-ray revealed a fracture to his right foot. Six days later he reported to PDO clinic in MAF and he was immediately referred to Khoula Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. The events leading to the incident and the late reporting are currently under investigation. 26 IP stepped on loose gratingOverview of the hole where IP fell
LTI Notification 4 th August LTI No Injury : Multiple fractures 3 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Qarn Alam Burhaan, Rig-77 Deutag WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#29 which occurred on the 04 th of August 2013 at 21:30 hrs involving a 33 year Driller (IP) working for Oman KCA Deutag in Burhaan, Rig-77. After working on a travelling block, the Driller was planning to rig up a stand pipe manifold. He was calling the crane operator to shift the crane, as he was walking sideways towards the staircase opening (forgetting that the staircase had not yet been installed), at the same time signalling to the crane operator. He failed to notice the warning tape which had been put around the staircase area. Inadvertently, he took a step into the opening, and fell from the rig floor to the ground (9m height), landing between the Choke manifold skid & substructure. The IP was initially examined by the Rig Medic and his vital signs were stable. He was then transferred to Nizwa Hospital where he was diagnosed as having suffered a minor head injury with multiple fractures.
LTI Notification 23 rd August LTI No Injury : Fractured pelvic 6 weeks off work. Back to Main Page Accident Location: Nimr G & Karim West Project Galfar WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#30 which occurred on the 23 rd of August 2013 at approximately 10:30 hrs involving a 35 year old Indian grinder (IP) working for Galfar in Nimr G & Karim West Project. A mechanical crew was preparing to cut a 14” carbon steel pipeline situated inside a pre –padded trench. The crew had raised the pipe onto wooden skid supports in order to allow it to be cut. The IP entered the trench tasked with removing the protective coating on the pipeline by using a chisel but before he had started to work one of the wooden pipe skids tilted and the pipeline rolled off hitting the IP. The IP was able to climb from the trench and walk to the Canter assisted by a co-worker and transported to the Galfar Nimr clinic where he was diagnosed as having tenderness at the hip joints & lower abdomen. He was not able to sit or mobilize his lower legs. The medical team immobilized his spine before transferring him to Salalah hospital where he was diagnosed as having a pelvic fracture by CT scan. 28
LTI Notification 30 th August LTI No Injury : Fractured wrist joint 4 weeks off work Back to Main Page Accident Location: Saih Nihayda SN-46, Halliburton WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#31 which occurred on the 30th of August 2013 at 16:45hrs involving a 43 year old Indian electrician (IP) employed by Innovative Electronics, a sub contractor to Halliburton working on well SN-46 in Saih Nihayda. Following a rig move, the tea room trailer was set up for use however the installation of the stairway to its doorway had not been fully completed as it had not been fixed securely to the trailer. As the IP stepped onto the stairway from the team room they collapsed and he fell to the ground from a height of 1.2m, landing on his left wrist. The IP was initially seen by the site medic then taken to Qarn Alam clinic. He was then transferred to Nizwa Hospital where he was diagnosed as having a fractured left wrist joint Sand Accumulation in the bracket 2.Stairs resting unsecured against the bracket
LTI Notification 05 th September LTI No Injury : Fractured arm 6 weeks off work Back to Main Page Accident Location: Rig-83 in Zalzala - Harweel Asset, Sea & Land WHAT HAPPENED : This is to notify staff of LTI#32 which occurred on the 05 th of September 2013 at 06:20hrs involving a 23 years old Omani Floorman (IP) employed by Sea & Land working on Rig-83 in Zalzala - Harweel Asset. Whilst on the drill floor making a connection on the 5” drill pipe the IP was holding the back-up tong when the tong slipped from the pipe, unlatched and struck the IP’s left arm. He was immediately taken to the rig clinic for check up and initial treatment after complaining of severe pain and noticing swelling of his arm. The rig medic provided pain relief, splinted the arm and referred him to Salalah Hospital where X-rays identified he had fractured his left arm. He has been transferred to Khoula hospital, Muscat for further treatment. 30 Tong slipped from pipe, unlatched and hit IP on left arm