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API RP 54

Occupational Safety and Health for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 February 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 62
scope:

Coverage

The purpose of this document is to recommend practices and procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing operations.

Applicability

These recommendations apply to rotary drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, and special services as they relate to operations on location. It is intended that the applicable requirements and recommendations of same sections of the document be applied, as appropriate, to other sections. The recommendations are not intended to cover seismic drilling or water well drilling operations. These recommendations do not apply to site preparation and site remediation operations.

Responsibility

Employers have the responsibility to identify, communicate, and mitigate hazards at the work site. A process of risk assessment may be an effective method to protect employees at the work site.

Document History

API RP 54
February 1, 2019
Occupational Safety and Health for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
Coverage The purpose of this document is to recommend practices and procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing...
August 1, 1999
Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
1.2 SCOPE These recommendations apply to rotary drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, and special services as they relate to operations on location. The recommendations are not intended to cover...
August 1, 1999
Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
These recommendations apply to rotary drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, and special services as they relate to operations on location. The recommendations are not intended to cover seismic drilling...
August 1, 1999
Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
These recommendations apply to rotary drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, and special services as they relate to operations on location. The recommendations are not intended to cover seismic drilling...
May 1, 1992
Recommended Practices for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1992
Recommended Practices for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1981
RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR OIL AND GAS WELL DRILLING AND SERVICING OPERATIONS FIRST EDITION (WITHDRAWN)
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