Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016

  • This version contains corrections to regulations 39(b), 40(3) and 48(1) under section 25(1)(j)(i), (ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
23 Requirements for safety case


A permit operator of a relevant production installation or a drilling contractor for a non-production installation (as the case may be) must prepare a written safety case for the installation that contains the information specified in Schedule 5.


The safety case must be given to WorkSafe, together with the fee prescribed in Schedule 10,—


at least 90 days before the date on which the permit operator or the drilling contractor (as the case may be) intends to commence operating the installation; or


by any later date specified by WorkSafe in writing.


In the case of a production installation, WorkSafe may agree in writing that the safety case may relate to more than 1 installation.

Compare: SR 2013/208 r 26