Testing of TEMPSC release gear
(Offshore Information Sheet 10/2007) Draws the attention of the offshore industry to the risks associated with the testing of TEMPSC (totally enclosed motor propelled survival craft) release gear while TEMPSC's are suspended in the davits.
Big persons in lifeboats
(Offshore Information Sheet 12/2008) The average weight and size of people has increased during the last two decades, so there is a potential to exceed the design loads and seating space for lifeboats on UK oil and gas installations. This information sheet provides guidance on how dutyholders may take account of this.
Lifejackets for abandonment from an offshore installation (Offshore Information Sheet 7/2009).
This sheet identifies the various features of abandonment lifejackets, which should normally be provided for offshore installations, in addition to those lifejacket features provided for compliance with SOLAS.