Temporary Refuge

Definition(s)


Temporary Refuge (TR)

The facilities provided for monitoring and control of the incident and protecting personnel prior to evacuation.

Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Appendix 2 to Health, Safety and Environment Case Guidelines for Offshore Drilling Contractors, Issue 3.3.2, February 2010. IADC Guidelines

 

Temporary Refuge (TR)

Place provided where personnel can take refuge for a predetermined period while investigations, emergency response, and evacuation preplanning are undertaken.

Source: ISO 13702:2015, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Control and mitigation of fires and explosions on offshore production installations — Requirements and guidelines, Second Edition, August 2015. Global Standards

 

Temporary Refuge

Place provided where personnel can take refuge for a predetermined period while investigations, emergency response and evacuation preparations are undertaken

[SOURCE: ISO 15544:2000, 2.1.37, modified, Note 1 to entry has been omitted.]

Source: ISO 17776:2016, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Offshore production installations — Major accident hazard management during the design of new installations, Second Edition, December 2016. Global Standards

Temporary Refuge

Place provided where personnel can take refuge for a predetermined period while investigations, emergency response and evacuation preparations are undertaken.
NOTE A temporary refuge, where provided, need not necessarily be useable under all accident scenarios.

Source: ISO 15544:2000, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Offshore production installations – Requirements and guidelines for emergency. Global Standards

 

Temporary Refuge

This is a designated area that is to provide adequate facilities to protect the personnel from fire, explosion and associated hazards during the period for which they may need to remain on a unit following an uncontrolled incident, and for enabling their evacuation, escape and rescue. It is also to provide adequate facilities for monitoring and control of any major incident.

Source: Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Mobile Offshore Units, Part 7, Safety Systems, Hazardous Areas and Fire, June 2013, Lloyd’s Register, Global Standards