Category Archives: Safety

Safety Alert 54 – Dropped Object

Safety Alert 54 – Dropped ObjectSafety Alert 54- Dropped Object What: Dropped Object Where: Noble Paul Romano- Port Aft ROV Deck When: April 10, 2017 What Workers were dismantling a hanging scaffold. In the process of dismantling the scaffold one of the workers unpinned a bar that was adjacent to the leg and bar that […]

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OSHA Fact Sheet – Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat

OSHA-Heat Stress OSHA Fact Sheet Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to maintain a normal temperature, heat illnesses can occur and may result in death. It is also important to consider that hot work […]

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Safety Alert 55 – Preventing Accidents

Safety Alert 55 – Preventing AccidentsSafety Alert 55 5/24/2017 from the desk of Chris Detillier- HSE Manager What Preventing Incidents Where All Facilities and Departments When At all times There are many factors that can lead to workplace incidents. Some of the most common factors are haste (rushing), complacency, lack of focus, and lack of […]

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GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT 53! General Safety Rules

Safety Alert 53- General Safety RulesGULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! 3/15/2017 from the desk of Chris Detillier- HSE Manager What General Safety Rules Where All Job Sites, all crafts need to be aware of these general rules. Please be aware of the following general safety rules and requirements: • Vapor Cigarettes- Be aware that vapor cigarettes […]

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GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! Safely Performing Hot Work on Hollow or Enclosed Structures

GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! 2/8/2017 from the desk of Chris Detillier- HSE Manager What Safely Performing Hot Work on Hollow or Enclosed Structures Where All Job Sites, all crafts need to be aware of hazards of Hot Work at the facility. Hollow or Enclosed Structures Hollow or enclosed structures are objects on which employees work, […]

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SAFETY ALERT 48 – Medical First Aid- Struck by Hammer

GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! What               Medical First Aid- Struck by Hammer Where            Ship Shoal 193A When                         10-26-2016 Safety Alert 48- Medical First Aid-Struck by Hammer What A Gulf South employee was in the process of tightening some nuts on the flare boom with a sledge hammer and about a 1 1/16” hammer wrench […]

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SAFETY ALERT 51 – Preventing Worker Illness

GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT 51! What           Preventing Worker Illness Where        All Job Sites When         All times   It is that time of year, more and more workers are becoming ill with the common cold and flu.  Illness in the workplace is an important concern.  Illness negatively affects the employee’s mood, thinking, reactivity, strength, […]

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Safety Alert 50 – Safe Welding, Cutting, and Grinding Practices

GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! 50 What           Safe Welding, Cutting, and Grinding Practices Where        All Job Sites When         While performing Hot Work or Fire Watch   Hot work is a common practice in the oil and gas industry and is also a major component of Gulf South Service’s business.  Hot work can create many […]

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Safety Alert 49 – Safe Scaffold Platforms

Safety Alert 49 – Safe Scaffold PlatformsSafe Scaffold Platforms – Safety Alert 49 As a company, it is our obligation to build safe, quality scaffolds for the end users that work from them.  All scaffolds are to be equipped with complete decking, toe boards, and hand rails on all open sides.  In many situations, we […]

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Safety Alert 38 – Dropped Object, Action Taken

GULF SOUTH SAFETY ALERT! What               Dropped Object revised Where                        Anadarko Marco Polo When                         4-12-16 What Happened: Team members were pulling material from a rack. 3 scaffold ledgers came out of the rack and fell through an open hole. It fell 30’ into an open area on the next lower deck. There was no injury […]

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