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Document ID (ISN)66805
CIS number 96-973
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1037-3
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSG 142
Health and Safety Executive
Title Dealing with offshore emergencies
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 32p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract This guidance explains the roles and responsibilities of the various government departments and agencies that may become involved in offshore emergencies. These include: the Department of Transport (Coastguard Agency, Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Transport Security Division, Air Accidents Investigation Branch); the Offshore Safety Division of the Health and Safety Executive; the police; and the Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Trade and Industry. In appendix: possible notification required for different types of emergency or incident.
Descriptors (primary) national organization; offshore oil extraction; emergency organization; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; rescue organization; responsibilities; role of government; accident investigation
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) Petroleum and natural gas industry