OHS Code Explanation Guide

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

Section 758 Drilling and service rig inspections

Subsection 758(1)

Inspection procedures can be found in the following recommended practices developed by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC):

(a) Recommended Practice 1.0, Mast Inspection for Drilling Rigs, July 2001;
(b) Recommended Practice 1.0A (Addendum), Substructure Inspection for Drilling Rigs, July 2001;
(c) Recommended Practice 2.0, Overhead Equipment Inspection for Drilling Rigs, July 2001;
(d) Recommended Practice 3.0, Mast Inspection for Service Rigs, January 1994;
(e) Recommended Practice 4.0, Overhead Equipment Inspection for Service Rigs, January 1994; and
(f) Recommended Practice 5.0, Manual Rotary Tongs for Drilling Applications Inspections, July 2001.

Subsection 758(2)

The following CAODC inspection report forms are available from the CAODC website:

(a) Mast and Overhead Equipment Log Book
(b) Rig Inspection Checklist
(c) Rig Blowout Prevention/Equipment Checklist
(d) Rig Trailer Mounted Pre-Trip Inspection
(e) Rig Trailer Mounted CVIP Inspection