• Audit Title (Rig number)

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • Service Rig #


  • Adequate distance from overhead power lines?

  • Is the service rig hazard sign displayed?

  • Is the fall lane of the derrick clear?

  • Are vehicles out of the fall lane?

  • Is the overall housekeeping on the service rig satisfactory?

  • Are catwalks satisfactory?

  • Is the calibration of the fixed H2S rig monitor current?

  • Are fire hazards controlled?

  • Is the overall condition of the pad site satisfactory? (No trash or equipment scattered around)


  • Are there wind guys?

  • Are the condition of the guy lines acceptable?

  • Is there a minimum of three wire rope clamps on each guy wire?

  • Are the ground anchors in good condition and pull tested to 18,600 lbs. Is there a tag attached to the ground anchors?


  • Is adequate supplemental flooring available?

Hand Tools

  • Are hand tools in good condition?

  • Are hand tools clean condition?

  • Are hand tools properly stored away?

  • Comments on tools

Mast & Derrick

  • Is the manufacturers specifications plate on the Derrick?

  • Is the mast/ derrick free of excess corrosion and damage?

  • Is the ladder in good condition?

  • Is the scoping ram stabilizer in good working order?

  • Is there any cracks or signs of metal failure at hinge points?

  • Are the derrick locking pins in place?

  • Is the derrick hydraulic system free of leaks?

  • Is there a lighting system on the service rig?


  • Are the vehicle glass and mirrors intact and free of cracks?

  • Are the road gear, lights and reflectors intact and in working order?

  • Is the cab free of clutter?

  • Is the doghouse free of housekeeping issues?

  • Are the lights in the doghouse free of hazards?

  • Are the hitch and safety chains free of defects?

  • Are flammable liquid storage cans satisfactory?


  • Are handrails in place on elevated walkways and steps?

  • Are the tires and wheels in good working order? Are they free from cuts, gouges. Is the wheel showing any defects?

  • Are the fuel tanks labeled?

  • Is there any fuel leakage?

  • Is there any fuel or flammable materials stored in the cab?

  • Are the glass and mirrors intact and free of cracks?

  • Are the hydraulic leveling jacks secured by mechanical lock nuts?

Drawworks Condition

  • Are there any guarding hazards on the drawworks?

  • Is the handling winch satisfactory,

Operator Station/Work Platform/Floor

  • Are all operator controls labeled?

  • Is the work floor free of hazards(i.e slip, trip and fall)?

  • Are the steps and handrails in place?

Tools and Equipment

  • Is the the safety gate on the tongs satisfactory?

  • Is the stiff arm and snub line satisfactory?

  • Are the head guards in good condition?

  • Is the tong in good working order?

  • Are the bales/links free of defects?

  • Are the elevators operational and in good working order?

  • Is there safety pressure relief valves?

  • Is the discharge line from the relief valves anchored?

  • Is there any machine guarding hazards with the pumps?

Safety Equipment

  • Is there a safety harness and restraint lanyard provided at the tubing board, rod basket and stabbing board?

  • Is the derrick ladder climbing device operational and free of hazards?

  • Is there an emergency derrick escape equipment on the service rig or nearby? Is it operational and easily accessible?

  • Is there 2 - 20 lb Class A, B, C Extinguishers on the service rig? Are they charged and free of defects?

  • Comments on fire extinguishers

  • Are the air packs in good condition?

  • Comments

  • Is PPE being worn by the service rig crew?

  • Comments

  • Is the SDS book in the doghouse?

  • Is the first aid kit in the doghouse and in good shape?

  • Comments on the first aid kit.

  • Have the personal H2S monitors been bump checked?

  • Comments on the personal monitors.

  • Is there any missing safety equipment needed on this job?


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