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The Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain certain provisions of Council Directive 92/91/EEC (see CIS 93-23). They define "safety case" as a document containing specified information relating to the management of health and safety and the control of major accident hazards. Such documents must be prepared and submitted to the appropriate authority before any operators of offshore installations are allowed to function. The Regulations replace S.I. 1992 No.2885 on the same subject.
TSO Online Bookshop, https://www.tsoshop.co.uk/, 2005. 31p. Price: GBP 5.50.
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20053117.htm [in English]
Health and Safety - The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Application outside Great Britain) Order 2001 [United Kingdom]
This Order revokes and re-enacts with amendments the 1995 Order (see CIS 98-1064), which extended the coverage of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (see CIS 74-2099) to certain premises and activities (offshore installations, wells, pipelines, mines, construction and other ancillary activities) in the territorial seas adjacent to Great Britain. The major change with respect to the previous Order is the inclusion of diving projects, energy-producing structures (fixed or floating structures producing energy from wind or water) and the transfer of people or goods to or from structures associated with offshore activities.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 2001. 7p. Price: GBP 2.00.
Offshore installations - The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1999 [United Kingdom]
Order made pursuant to the Petroleum Act 1987 (CIS 99-1759). Topics: law; offshore oil extraction; restricted areas; safe distances; United Kingdom.
HMSO Publications, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 2p. Price: GBP 1.00.
Health and Safety: The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 (Application outside Great Britain) Order 1995 [United Kingdom]
This Order was enacted pursuant to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (CIS 74-2099). It revokes the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Application outside Great Britain) Order 1989 (CIS 90-5). Topics: containers; law; loading and unloading; maintenance and repair; mining industry; offshore oil extraction; piping; sea transport; United Kingdom.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1995. 6p. Price: GBP 1.55.
Health and Safety - The Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (Management and Administration) Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 20 June 1995, except for Regulation 23(2): 20 June 1997) contain requirements for the management and administration of offshore oil and gas installations for purposes of health and safety. Most of the duties imposed by the Regulations are on the "duty holder", who - depending on the installation - is the operator or the owner. Main provisions concern: notification of authorities; appointment, duties and rights of installation managers regarding safety and health; keeping of records; permits-to-work; safety plans; effective communications; safe operation of helideck installations; information requirements; availability of drinking water and other provisions. The Regulations give effect to certain provisions of Council Directives 92/91/EEC (CIS 93-23) and 89/391 (CIS 89-1401). Offshore Installations Regulations 1972/702, 1972/703, 1975/1289 and 1989/978 are revoked, while many provisions of other Regulations are revoked or changed.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 16p. Price: GBP 3.20.
Health and Safety - The Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
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.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 12p. Price: GBP 2.80.
Offshore Safety Act 1992 [United Kingdom]
This Act, enacted 6 March 1992, extends the application of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (see CIS 74-2099) to ensure the safety, health and welfare of persons on offshore installation or engaged on pipe-line works, and to secure the safe construction, operation and dismantling of offshore installations and pipe-lines. Penalties are increased for certain offences.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 8p. Price: GBP 2.30.
Health and Safety Commission
First aid on offshore installations and pipeline works - Approved Code of Practice; Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 [United Kingdom] and Guidance
The Regulations came into force on 13 Sept. 1990. They place a duty on employers to ensure adequate first-aid and basic health-care provision for all their personnel. Contents of the Code of Practice: duty of the person in control of an offshore installation or pipeline works to provide adequate first-aid arrangements and to inform workers of these arrangements; size, layout and sitting of sick bays and associated medical equipment and facilities; provision of first-aid kits and their location and contents; numbers and types of offshore medics or first-aiders required and their recruitment, training and general responsibilities; liaison with medical practitioners onshore; arrangements during the construction and dismantling of offshore installations. General guidance for inclusion in first-aid boxes is given along with lists of recommended medications and equipment.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 40p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.50.
Health and Safety - The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Application Outside Great Britain) Order 1989 [United Kingdom]
This Order extends the application of the Health and Safety at Work Act (see CIS 74-2099) to certain offshore petroleum installations, and to other installations and activites within UK territorial waters, such as: pipelines; mines; construction and similar work involving structures that are not vessels; loading, unloading, fuelling and provisioning of vessels; diving operations; construction and similar work on a vessel except when performed by its own officers or crew.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 5p. Price: GBP 1.35.
The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Regulations and The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No.48) Order 1987 [United-Kingdom]
Regulation and Order made pursuant to the Petroleum Act 1987 (CIS 99-1759). Topics: law; offshore oil extraction; restricted areas; safe distances; ships; United Kingdom.
HMSO Publications, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1987. 5p.
Petroleum Act 1987 [United-Kingdom]
Section 23(1) of this Act, concerning safety zones around offshore installations, has given rise to the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Regulations of 1987 (CIS 99-1760). Topics: approval; assembly and disassembly; demolition; law; offshore oil extraction; safe distances; safety planning; shutdown procedure; transport by pipeline; United Kingdom.
In: Public General Acts and Measures, Part I, 1987. p.75-113.
The Offshore Installations (Life-saving Appliances) Regulations 1977.
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.
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.
Department of Energy, London.
The Offshore Installations (Diving Operations) Regulations 1974.
Under these regulations, which came into force on 1 Jan. 1975, concession owners and installation owners, installation managers, masters of vessels and employers of divers must provide the necessary equipment for diving operations and follow specific procedures in this respect. Diving supervisors must be appointed to exercise immediate control of diving operations. Other provisions concern the keeping of logbooks, and require that divers shall be certified fit for diving and shall unless experienced only dive after instruction and under close supervision by another diver. Requirements are imposed for periodic testing and daily examination of diving equipment and for the provision of rescue services. There are 2 schedules, listing provisions to be contained in diving rules, and laying down specifications concerning compression chambers.
Statutory Instruments, 1974, No.1229. Dated 22 July 1974. H.M. Stationery Offfice, P.O. Box 569, London S.E.1, United Kingdom. 18p. Price: ú0.15.