Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013

  • revoked
  • Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013: revoked, on 4 April 2016, by regulation 79 of the Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/18).

Emergency response plan

79 Duty holder must prepare emergency response plan


A duty holder of an installation must prepare an emergency response plan for the installation.


The emergency response plan must take into account the operating and environmental conditions at the intended location of the installation.


The duty holder must give a copy of the emergency response plan to WorkSafe as soon as practicable after the plan is developed, and at least 30 days before commencing operations.


In this regulation, emergency response plan means a plan for responding to emergencies that occur while petroleum workers are working on an installation, and includes—


a description of the positions held by people authorised to set emergency procedures in motion, and the position held by the person in charge of co-ordinating the emergency response; and


in relation to foreseeable conditions or events that could be significant in bringing about a major accident, a description of the actions that should be taken to control the conditions or events and to limit their consequences, including a description of the safety equipment and resources available; and


arrangements for limiting the risks to persons on or near the installation, including a description of—


how warnings are to be given; and


the actions that persons are expected to take on receipt of a warning; and


arrangements for training petroleum workers in the duties they will be expected to perform, and, where necessary, co-ordinating that training with emergency services; and


arrangements for auditing the emergency response plan.

Regulation 79(3): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).