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Procedures for safety case assessment and processing other submissions

Under the Offshore Installation (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 (SCR05) there are six main types of submission that may be made. HSE’s internal procedures for processing five of these submissions are provided here. Guidance on processing of wells notifications is provided here

Safety Case Handling and Assessment Manual (SCHAM)

This manual codifies OSD's approach to assessment of offshore safety cases. It provides permanent instructions that promote the quality of acceptance decisions and of the records that show how they are reached..  SCHAM version 8 has been updated to reflect ongoing experience of assessing safety cases and dealing with other submissions.


David Salmon
Health and Safety Executive
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Fraser Place
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Updated 2013-03-29