Since the UK left the EU, the Offshore Major Accident Regulator (OMAR) is now the UKs Offshore Competent Authority (previously known as the Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR). How HSE regulate the offshore industry stays the same. Our guidance will be updated to reflect this change.
OMAR will proactively inspect to sample compliance in practice with major hazard control arrangements described by Safety Cases and OPEPs.
OMAR will produce a single Intervention Plan for each Duty Holder, on an annual basis, detailing all of OMAR's planned offshore interventions.
The following framework diagram describes the process by which OMAR will produce Intervention Plans:
The following framework diagram describes the process by which OMAR will conduct offshore inspections:
ED Offshore Inspection Guide – Inspection of Loss of Containment (LOC) - Version 2 March 2018