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Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Regulation 9

SCHEDULE 6Additional provisions relating to offshore workplaces

Disturbance of site

1.—(1) In any case where any person, as a result of an accident arising out of or in connection with work at an offshore workplace, dies or suffers a major injury, a person shall not disturb the place where it happened or tamper with anything at that place before—

(a)the expiration of 3 clear days after the matter has been notified in accordance with these Regulations; or

(b)the place has been visited by an inspector,

whichever is the sooner.

(2) Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) shall prohibit the doing of anything by or with the consent of an inspector or the doing of anything necessary to secure the safety of the workplace or of any person, plant or vessel.

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