Industrial drills and drilling equipment are used in many different industries. They are used to create holes in various materials, including brick, stone, concrete, and metal. They can also be used to create tunnels and other underground structures. Industrial drills are very versatile, and they can be used for a variety of tasks.
One of the most common causes of injuries on drilling rigs is the misuse or improper use of drilling equipment. Drilling accidents can happen at any stage of the drilling process, from preparatory work to actual drilling.
Here are some of the most common types of drilling equipment injuries and accidents:
Drilling accidents can occur when a drill bit slips out of the drill pipe and into the ground.
Another common type of accident happens when a worker falls off a drilling rig or is injured while working on it.
Drilling fluids can also cause accidents, as they can be dangerous if spilled.
Human error can involve operators not following safety protocols or using proper safety gear.
Finally, faulty equipment can cause injuries, including issues with the machines gearbox, power supply, or other components.
If you have been injured by a drill or drilling equipment, you should contact an attorney. Drills and drilling equipment are very dangerous, and if you are injured, you may have legal rights. An attorney can help you understand your rights and potential case against the manufacturer or operator of the drill or drilling equipment.