Emergency Response

Definition(s)


Emergency Response

Action taken by personnel on or off an installation to limit the consequences of a major accident or initiate and execute abandonment

[SOURCE: ISO 15544:2000, 2.1.8]

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

Emergency Response

Action taken by personnel on or off the installation to control or mitigate a hazardous event or initiate and execute abandonment.

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

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

 

Emergency Response

Emergency response covers action in response to potential major accidents; and also to some lesser incidents, for example, persons overboard, sickness or injuries to personnel which necessitate urgent evacuation from the installation for medical treatment or recuperation.

Source: Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response on Offshore Installations, Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995, Approved Code of Practice and guidance (UK HSE L65), Second Edition, 1997. Regulatory Guidance

 

Emergency Response

“Emergency response” means action to safeguard the health and safety of persons on or near an installation in an emergency.

Source: The Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995, S.I. 1995/743, 1995. Regulations