OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 756 Drillers

(1) An employer must ensure that the driller’s position on a drilling or service rig is protected or guarded from hazards created by the cathead or tong lines.

(2) An employer must ensure that workers do not slide down a pipe, kelly hose, cable or rope on a derrick or mast unless the line is part of a means of escape and there is an emergency.

(3) A worker must not slide down a pipe, kelly hose, cable or rope on a derrick or mast unless the line is part of a means of escape and there is an emergency.