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The Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995

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Preparation for emergencies

6.—(1) The duty holder shall establish such appropriate organisation and arrange– ments as are to have effect in, or in anticipation of, an emergency and which shall include arrangements—

(a)for command by competent persons which can be maintained, so far as is practicable, throughout an emergency;

(b)for there to be a sufficient number of persons on the installation competent to undertake emergency duties and operate relevant equipment;

(c)in the case of an installation on which personnel are present, for a sufficient number of such persons to be in attendance at the helicopter landing area during helicopter movements; and

(d)for lists of persons referred to in sub–paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) above to be posted at suitable locations on the installation when persons are present.

(2) The duty holder shall ensure that every person on the installation—

(a)is provided with adequate instruction and training in the appropriate action to take in an emergency; and

(b)can consult written information on the use of emergency plant.

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