Cause & Consequence
- Fire or explosion
Any Location Type
Modification of plant/structures
Incident Info Source
Specific Incident Equipment
The Job Hazard Analysis did not take into consideration the effect of the hotwork on the
No consideration was given to the previous installation of expanding foam sealant on the ceiling of
storeroom to serve as insulation.
No consideration was given that the foam material would burn if heat was applied to it.
No fire watch was assigned in the storeroom during hotwork operation on the guidepost located on
Instructed rig personnel that during the JSA process, the surrounding area (including up and down)
must be taken into consideration during the planning phase.
Emphasized the importance of assigning a fire watch on the side of wall or roof opposite the
Instructed rig personnel that anytime a product is used in the construction, maintenance or repair
process, it must be determined how the product will respond to potential situations that may arise in
Issued a maintenance bulletin stating that at no time shall “Expanding Foam” type insulation be used
as an insulator, unless it meets NFPA A-6 specifications.
Instructed rig maintenance personnel to inspect their rig and ensure that expanding foam is not being
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