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The Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application

  5. 4.Safety cases for fixed installations

  6. 5.Safety case for mobile installations

  7. 6.Safety case for combined operations

  8. 7.Safety case for abandonment of fixed installations

  9. 8.Management of health and safety and control of major accident hazards

  10. 9.Revision of safety cases

  11. 10.Duty to conform with safety case

  12. 11.Notification of well operations

  13. 12.Notification of construction activities

  14. 13.Transitional provisions

  15. 14.Co-operation

  16. 15.Keeping of documents

  17. 16.Amendments to the Offshore Installations (Safety Representatives and Safety Committees) Regulations 1989

  18. 17.Exemptions

  19. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN A SAFETY CASE FOR THE DESIGN OF A FIXED INSTALLATION

      1. 1.The name and address of the operator of the installation....

      2. 2.A general description of the means by which the management...

      3. 3.A description, with scale diagrams, of— (a) the main and...

      4. 4.A scale plan of the intended location of the installation...

      5. 5.Particulars of the types of operation, and activities in connection...

      6. 6.The maximum number of persons— (a) expected to be on...

      7. 7.Particulars of the plant and arrangements for the control of...

      8. 8.A description of any pipe-line with the potential to cause...

      9. 9.Particulars of plant and arrangements for— (a) the detection of...

      10. 10.A description of the arrangements to be made for protecting...

      11. 11.A statement of performance standards which have been established in...

      12. 12.A demonstration, by reference to the results of suitable and...

      13. 13.Particulars of the intended methods of design and construction, and...

      14. 14.A description of— (a) the principal features of the design...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN A SAFETY CASE FOR THE OPERATION OF A FIXED INSTALLATION

      1. 1.The name and address of the operator of the installation....

      2. 2.A description, with scale diagrams, of (a) the main and...

      3. 3.A scale plan of the location of the installation and...

      4. 4.Particulars of the types of operation, and activities in connection...

      5. 5.The maximum number of persons— (a) expected to be on...

      6. 6.Particulars of the plant and arrangements for the control of...

      7. 7.A description of any pipe-line with the potential to cause...

      8. 8.Particulars of plant and arrangements for— (a) the detection of...

      9. 9.A description of the arrangements made or to be made...

      10. 10.A statement of performance standards which have been established in...

      11. 11.A demonstration, by reference to the results of suitable and...

      12. 12.Particulars of the main requirements in the specification for the...

      13. 13.Sufficient particulars to demonstrate that the design of the installation,...

      14. 14.Particulars concerning any remedial work to be carried out to...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TO BE INCLUDED IN A SAFETY CASE FOR A MOBILE INSTALLATION

      1. 1.The name of the owner of the installation.

      2. 2.A description, with scale diagrams, of: (a) the main and...

      3. 3.Particulars of the types of operation, and activities in connection...

      4. 4.The maximum number of persons— (a) expected to be on...

      5. 5.Particulars of the plant and arrangements for the control of...

      6. 6.Particulars of plant and arrangements for— (a) the detection of...

      7. 7.A description of the arrangements made or to be made...

      8. 8.A statement of performance standards which have been established in...

      9. 9.A demonstration, by reference to the results of suitable and...

      10. 10.Particulars of the main requirements in the specification for the...

      11. 11.Particulars of— (a) the limits of the environmental conditions beyond...

      12. 12.Sufficient particulars to demonstrate that the design of the installation...

      13. 13.Particulars concerning any remedial work to be carried out to...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN A SAFETY CASE FOR COMBINED OPERATIONS

      1. 1.The names and addresses of the operators and owners preparing...

      2. 2.Particulars which, were it not for regulation 6(1), would be...

      3. 3.Sufficient particulars to demonstrate that the management systems referred to...

      4. 4.Particulars of any plant installed solely for the purpose of...

      5. 5.A demonstration that any limits for the safe operation or...

      6. 6.A programme of work for the combined operation.

      7. 7.The date when the installations will cease to be engaged...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN A SAFETY CASE FOR THE ABANDONMENT OF A FIXED INSTALLATION

      1. 1.The name and address of the operator of the installation....

      2. 2.A description, with scale diagrams, of— (a) the main and...

      3. 3.A scale plan of the location of the installation and...

      4. 4.Particulars of the operations which were being carried out, including...

      5. 5.The maximum number of persons at work on the installation...

      6. 6.Particulars of the plant and arrangements for the control of...

      7. 7.A description of any pipe-line with the potential to cause...

      8. 8.Particulars of plant and arrangements for— (a) the detection of...

      9. 9.Particulars of escape routes, embarkation points and means of evacuation...

      10. 10.Sufficient particulars to demonstrate that the proposed arrangements, methods and...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN NOTIFICATION OF WELL OPERATIONS

      1. 1.The name and address of the operator of the installation....

      2. 2.Particulars of the fluids to be used to control the...

      3. 3.Particulars of any plant, not described in the current safety...

      4. 4.Particulars of the type of well, its number, and slot...

      5. 5.Particulars, with scale diagrams, of— (a) the location of the...

      6. 6.A description of the operations on the well or, in...

      7. 7.A description of— (a) any activities on or in connection...

      8. 8.In the case of a well which is to be...

      9. 9.In the case of an existing well—

      10. 10.Where operations in relation to a well are to be...

      11. 11.Where operations in relation to a well are to be...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN NOTIFICATION OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

      1. 1.The name and address of the operator of the installation....

      2. 2.The location at which the construction activity is to take...

      3. 3.The name of any installation or heavy lift vessel to...

      4. 4.The dates on which the construction activity is expected to...

      5. 5.A description of the nature of the construction activity and...

      6. 6.Particulars of the proposed programme of work.

      7. 7.The name of an individual who will be able to...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      AMENDMENTS TO THE OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS REPRESENTATIVES AND SAFETY COMMITTEES 1989

      1. 1.In regulation 18 after “A safety representative shall” add “subject...

      2. 2.After regulation 18 add— (1) A safety representative shall be entitled—

      3. 3.In regulation 23 insert— (c) without prejudice to paragraph (b)...

      4. 4.In regulation 25(1) for “regulation 18 above” substitute “regulation 18...

  20. Explanatory Note

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