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Offshore Hydrocarbon Releases Statistics, 2002

(For the period 1-10-92 to 31-3-02 Inclusive)

Date of Issue: February 2003 Health & Safety Executive


This is the seventh report on statistics obtained from the HCR database, and is the fifth since the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR 95) came into force offshore on 1st April 1996. The report presents data on hydrocarbon releases that have been reported for the period 1st October 1992 to 31st March 2002 inclusive.

The report continues to be part of the HID Statistics Report (HSR) series to replace the OTO series, which has been discontinued.

Copies of this report can be obtained free of charge from:

Health and Safety Executive
HCR.Admin (OSD3.1)
Redgrave Court
Merton Road
L20 7HS


Copies of this report can also be downloaded free of charge from HSE’s website at Offshore Hydrocarbon Releases Statistics, 2002: HID Statistics Report HSR 2002 002.

Updated 2011-08-22