Operations notices, safety alerts and safety notices
Operations Notices are intended to advise the offshore industry of new regulatory requirements, contact points within the Energy Division for communications (eg accident/incident reporting) and of other Government requirements with respect to offshore operations which may have safety implications.
|Safety Alert 01/06
|Catastrophic failure of shell and tube production cooler
|Safety Alert 01/08
|Flare system impaired by cooling water loss through bursting disc failure on an Intercooler Heat Exchanger
|The maintenance and thorough examination of braking systems on offshore cranes
|Hydrocarbon releases: consideration of acute health effects
|'Single line components' in the hoisting and braking systems of offshore cranes
|Weldless repair of safety critical piping systems
|Testing of HVAC dampers
|Potential catastrophic failure of pressure-balanced cage-guided control valves and chokes
|Ensuring adequate safety during davit lifeboat drills, testing and maintenance on UK offshore installations
|Interlocks for drill floor machinery
|Explosion protected electrical heaters
This guidance is issued by the Health and Safety Executive. Following the guidance is not compulsory and you are free to take other action. But if you do follow the guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with the law. Health and safety inspectors seek to secure compliance with the law and may refer to this guidance as illustrating good practice.