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Document ID (ISN)67374
CIS number 96-1355
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1193-0
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L83
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title A guide to the installation verification and miscellaneous aspects of amendments by the Offshore Installations and Wells (Design and Construction, etc) Regulations 1996 to the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 15p. 15 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This document provides guidance on Schedule 2 of the Offshore Installations and Wells (Design and Construction) Regulations 1996 (DCR) which amends the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992 (SCR). The amendment introduces requirements for the safety-critical elements of an offshore installation to be verified as suitable by an independent and competent person. These requirements replace the certification regime established by the Offshore Installations (Construction and Survey) Regulations 1974 which are revoked by the DCR. Guidance is also given on other amendments to the SCR concerning mainly well operations and protection against toxic gas.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; legislation; plant safety organization
Descriptors (secondary) oil well operation; comment on law; toxic gases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry