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Document ID (ISN)64481
CIS number 95-813
ISBN(s) 0-11-052751-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1995 No.743
Title Health and Safety - The Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 12p. Price: GBP 2.80.
Abstract These Regulations (entry into force: 20 June 1995) contain requirements for measures for the protection of persons on offshore oil and gas installations from fires and explosions, and for securing effective "emergency response", i.e. action to protect persons on such installations in an emergency. Most of the duties imposed by the Regulations are on the "duty holder", who - depending on the provision - is the operator or the owner. The Regulations give effect to certain provisions of Council Directive 92/91/EEC (CIS 93-23). Offshore Installations Regulations 1976/1542, 1977/486 (CIS 77-2054) and 1978/611 are revoked, as are certain provisions of Regulations 1976/1019 and 1993/1321.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; emergency organization; explosion prevention; offshore oil extraction; fire prevention; petroleum and natural gas industry; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) law; responsibilities of employers
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) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Petroleum and natural gas industry