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Document ID (ISN)28261
CIS number 77-2054
ISBN(s) 0-11-070486-X
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title The Offshore Installations (Life-saving Appliances) Regulations 1977.
Bibliographic information Statutory Instruments, No.486/1977. H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London S.E.1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1977. 7p. Price: ú0.25.
Abstract These Regulations, dated 16 Mar. 1977 (entry into force: 1 June 1977), were made under the Mineral Workings (Offshore Installations) Act 1971 and the Petroleum and Submarine Pipe-lines Act 1975. They require the provision of life buoys, life jackets, means for descending into the water, survival craft, general alarm and public address systems, and the keeping and display of plans of life-saving appliances. Other provisions concern: contents of first-aid boxes, inspection of life-saving appliances, duties of offshore installation owners and managers, civil liability, penalties, etc.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; escape and rescue
Descriptors (secondary) lifebuoys; alarm systems; lifeboats; responsibilities; replaced; law; rescue equipment
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry