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Document ID (ISN)65319
CIS number 95-1843
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0874-3
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response in offshore installations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. v, 49p. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This guide presents the text of the Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 (see CIS 95-813) along with appropriate guidance. Main provisions concern: application of the Regulations; general responsibilities of the duty holder (operator or owner of the installation); hazard assessment; preparation for emergencies; equipment for helicopter emergencies; emergency response plan; prevention of fire and explosion; detection of incidents; communications during an incident; control of emergencies; mitigation of fire and explosion; arrangement for evacuation, escape and rescue; suitability of personal protective equipment for use in an emergency; suitability and condition of plant; life-saving appliances.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; emergency organization; explosion prevention; offshore oil extraction; fire prevention; petroleum and natural gas industry; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) buoyant devices; responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; communications; detection; escape and rescue; personal protective equipment; replaced; comment on law; transport by helicopter
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Petroleum and natural gas industry