Major Accidents

Definition(s)


Major Accidents

“Major accident” has the same meaning as in regulation 2(1) of the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 1992. Note: S.I. 1992/2885.

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

 

Major Accidents

Major accident means an event connected with an installation, including a natural event, having the potential to cause multiple fatalities of persons on or near the installation.

Source: Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013, SR 2013/208, New Zealand, as of May 2013. Regulations