The chapter commences with a description of a typical oil production platform and discusses the need for safety standards. It continues with a description of the relevant legislation, and how the various Statutory Instruments are included under the Acts of Parliament. Other legislation which can provide guidance in the absence of anything specific is also discussed. The next section describes, the UK Certification Scheme and the mechanics by which the mandatory Certificate of Fitness is issued. The chapter continues with a description of the individual Regulations governing fire and safety precautions. The chapter concludes with a description of other relevant sources of information.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From: Developments in Fire Protection of Offshore Platforms--1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Applied Science Publishers Limited

    22 Rippleside Commercial Estate, Ripple Road
    Barking, Essex,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Oliver II, G
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00316426
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM