Safety principles and arrangements
|Publication Date:||1 July 2019|
The scope of this standard covers the following technical topics:
- design principles and accidental loads
- area arrangement
- hazardous area classification
- emergency shutdown (ESD) principles and requirements
- escape and communication.
The standard does not cover the location and arrangement of helicopter decks.
Relevant requirements for helicopter decks are given in MODU code Ch.13 referring in its turn to publications from the International Civil Air Organisation (ICAO).
This standard is applicable for all types of mobile offshore units and offshore installations.
The standard has been developed for general world-wide application. Governmental legislation may include requirements in excess of the provisions of this standard depending on type, location and intended service of the unit or installation.