Systems provided on a platform to detect, control, and mitigate hazardous situations.
NOTE Safety systems include gas detection, emergency shutdown, fire protection, and their control systems.
Source:API RP 2EQ, Seismic Design Procedures and Criteria for Offshore Structures, First Edition, November 2014. Global Standards
Systems, including required utilities, which are provided to prevent, detect/ warn of an accidental event/abnormal conditions and/or mitigate its effects
The following should be considered as safety systems:
— ESD, including blowdown where relevant
— fire and gas detection
— fire-fighting systems
— BOP incl. control system
— safety systems for essential or important services
— safety systems are normally considered as “on-demand” functions.
Source: Rules for Classification – Offshore units, DNVGL-OU-0101, Offshore drilling and support units, DNV GL, July 2015. Global Standards