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.

Schedule 7 Information required for verification scheme

rr 47(2)(e), 48(1)(c), 49(1)(a)


The principles to be applied by the permit operator or the drilling contractor who manages or controls the installation in selecting persons—


to perform functions under the verification scheme; and


to keep the scheme under review.


The arrangements for the communication of information necessary for the proper implementation, or revision, of the scheme to the persons referred to in clause 1.


The nature and frequency of examination and testing, including—


examination (including testing where appropriate) of the safety-critical elements; and


examination of any design, specification, certificate or other document, marking, or standard relating to those safety-critical elements; and


examination of fabrication, construction, and repair work in progress.


The arrangements for review and revision of the scheme, including—


review of the record of safety-critical elements; and


review of the methods for examination of the safety-critical elements; and


revision and issue of the documented scheme.


The arrangements for the making and preservation of records that show—


the examination and testing carried out; and


the findings; and


any remedial action recommended; and


any remedial action performed.


The arrangements for communicating the matters specified in clause 5 to an appropriate level in the management system of the permit operator or the drilling contractor for the installation.

Compare: SR 2013/208 Schedule 6