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.
68 Criteria for granting exemption under Act from notice requirements

WorkSafe must not grant an exemption under section 220 of the Act from the notice requirements in regulation 66 or 67 unless it is satisfied that the well-drilling operation, workover operation, or well intervention operation (as the case may be) will not—

(a)

create any significant new risks to the health and safety of persons on or near the installation; or

(b)

significantly increase existing risks to the health and safety of persons on or near the installation.

Compare: SR 2013/208 r 75