Investigation of Reportable Incidents and Complaints
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 conduct coordinated investigations, with decisions made at an early stage on a case by case basis as to which regulatory partner should lead, with aligned principles of enforcement covering safety and environment.
The following framework diagram describes the process by which OMAR will conduct investigations.