Order On The Fitting Of Equipment On Fixed Offshore Installation

Original Language Title: Order On The Fitting Of Equipment On Fixed Offshore Installations

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Notice on arrangement of equipment on fixed offshore structures 1)

Under section 18, paragraph 6, article 43, § 61 (3) and (4) and section 72, paragraph 1, of the lov nr. 1424 of 21. December 2005 on security, etc. for offshore structures for exploration, production and transportation of hydrocarbons (offshoresikkerhedslov) be established under the authority under section 61 (3):

Scope and definitions

§ 1. The notice applies to fixed offshore structures as defined in section 2 of the offshoresikkerhedslovens (4).

§ 2. The notice includes interior design, labeling, instructions for use and testing of equipment for use on fixed offshore structures.

(2). The Decree also lays down specific requirements for the following equipment for use on fixed offshore structures:





1) pressure equipment.

2) Elevators.

3) Equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

4) security, monitoring and control equipment, which is necessary for or contribute to the pressure equipment, lifts and equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres can operate safely.





§ 3. By equipment for the purposes of this Ordinance:





1) Machines, containers, appliances, tools and any other similar device, which





(a)) is used in the processing of a product,

(b)) is used to produce a work result, including for transportation and storage, or

(c)) serve to workmanship of a technological process.





2) parts for such attachments, prefabricated structures and any other subject that is intended to be processed together with other objects to be included in a complete device.





§ 4. By pressure equipment for the purposes of this Ordinance pressure vessels, aerosols and other pressure equipment as defined in executive order No. 564 of 1. July 1997 concerning certain Community directives on pressure vessels Ordinance No. 565 of 24. June 1994 on simple pressure vessels, Decree No. 743 of 23. September 1999 on interior design of pressure equipment Ordinance No. 99 of 31. January 2007 on interior design, modification and repair of pressure equipment Ordinance No. 100 of 31. January 2007 on the use of pressure equipment Ordinance No. 289 of 24. April 2001 on transportable pressure equipment and Decree No. 844 of 30. September 1994 on aerosols.

§ 5. In the vicinity of lifts for the purposes of this Ordinance equipment covered by Decree No. 678 of 27. June 2008 on interior design of elevators.

§ 6. By equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, for the purposes of this Ordinance:





1) Equipment, protective systems and components with a view to their use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

2) Security, control and regulating devices intended for use outside potentially explosive atmospheres but required for or contributing to the safe functioning of equipment or protective systems in connection with explosion risks.





(2). Definitions and detailed delineation of equipment referred to in article 6. paragraph 1, as well as its tracking of equipment groups and categories for the purpose of control exists





1) for mechanical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres in annex I to Decree No. 696 of 18. August 1995 on interior design of technical AIDS for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and

2) for electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres in annex I of Decree No. 697 of 18. August 1995 on electrical equipment and electrical protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.





§ 7. Where the owner or user is mentioned in the notices, as this Ordinance refers to the owner or keeper shall be understood as the operating company responsible for the product.

Arrangement of equipment

§ 8. Equipment on fixed offshore structures, which are the subject of a European Parliament and Council Directive 98/37/EC of 22. June 1998 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to machinery, and which are placed on the market or put into service for the period from 1. January 1995 until 29. December 2009, shall be in accordance with Chapter 2 of Decree No. 561 of 24. June 1994 on interior design of technical AIDS.

(2). Equipment on fixed offshore structures, which are the subject of a European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/42/EC of 17 May 2006. May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast), and which are placed on the market or put into service from the 29. December 2009, shall be in accordance with Chapter 2 of Decree No. 612 of 25. June 2008 on interior design of technical AIDS.

(3). Hoisting tools and games which are not covered by paragraph 1 shall be in accordance with Decree No. 1101 of 14. December 1992 on the hoisting gear and games as well as section 63 and annex XII of Decree No. 612 of 25. June 2008 on interior design of technical AIDS.

(4). Centrifuges, which are not covered by paragraph 1, shall be in accordance with Decree No. 776 of 25. November 1991 on centrifuges.

§ 9. Nail guns and their accessories, which are furnished in accordance with Decree No. 621 of 11. December 1975 for the interior design and the use of nail guns and their accessories, can be placed on the market and put into service until the 29th. June 2011.

§ 10. Equipment which does not comply with current EU law on interior design as well as the establishment and marking, or which endangers the health and safety, irrespective of whether they comply with this law, shall not be placed on the market or supplied for use on fixed offshore structures.

Pressure equipment

§ 11. Used pressure vessels within the scope of Council Directive 76/767/EEC of 27. July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the common rule for pressure vessels and methods of control for these, as amended by Council Directive 88/665/EEC of 21 December 1988. December 1988, Council Directive 84/525/EEC of 17. September 1984 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to seamless steel gas cylinders of steel, Council Directive 84/526/EEC of 17. September 1984 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to seamless steel gas cylinders of renaluminium and of aluminum alloy as well as Council Directive 84/527/EEC of 17. September 1984 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to welded steel gas cylinders of unalloyed steel, these pressure vessels must be in accordance with Decree No. 564 of 1. July 1997 concerning certain Community directives on pressure vessels.

§ 12. Used simple pressure vessels covered by Council Directive 87/404/EEC of 25. June 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to simple pressure vessels, as amended by Council Directive 90/488/EEC of 17. September 1990 and Council Directive 93/68/EEC of 22. July 1993, these simple pressure vessels must be in accordance with Decree No. 565 of 24. June 1994 on simple pressure vessels.

§ 13. Used pressure equipment covered by European Parliament and Council Directive 97/23/EC of 29 April 2004. May 1997 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to pressure equipment, this equipment must be in accordance with Decree No. 743 of 23. September 1999 on interior design of pressure equipment as well as Executive Order No. 99 of 31. January 2007 on interior design, modification and repair of pressure equipment.

§ 14. Décor and periodic inspections of pressure equipment must be carried out in accordance with Chapter 1-8 as well as the transitional provisions in sections 38 and 41 of Decree No. 100 of 31. January 2007 on the use of pressure equipment.

(2). Risk-based inspection in accordance with the recognized practice of pressure equipment may be used as an alternative to rules on periodic inspection referred to in article 6. paragraph 1, provided that the operating company responsible for the product proves that this does not result in a significantly increased risk to safety or health risk.

(3). For plate heat exchangers are there by the periodic inspection in accordance with paragraph 1 do not demand for separation of internal inspection regardless of section 11, paragraph 3, and annex 1, section 2.4, in order No. 100 of 31. January 2007 on the use of pressure equipment.

§ 15. Used transportable pressure equipment covered by Council Directive 1999/36/EC of 29 April 2004. April 1999 on transportable pressure equipment, this equipment must be in accordance with Decree No. 289 of 24. April 2001 on transportable pressure equipment.

(2). Used aerosols within the scope of Council Directive 75/324/EEC of 20. May 1975 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to aerosol dispensers, as amended by Commission Directive 94/1/EC of 6 May 2003. January 1994, these aerosols must be in accordance with Decree No. 844 of 30. September 1994 on aerosols, see. Chapter 4 of Decree No. 289 of 24. April 2001 on transportable pressure equipment.

Lifts

§ 16. Used lifts covered by European Parliament and Council Directive 95/16/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts as amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/42/EC of 17 May 2006. May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC, they must be in accordance with Decree No. 678 of 27. June 2008 on interior design of elevators.

Equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres
§ 17. Mechanical equipment within the scope of Council Directive 94/9/EC of 23. March 1994 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres must be in accordance with Chapter 2 of Decree No. 696 of 18. August 1995 on interior design of technical devices intended for use in potentially explosive atmosphere.

(2). Electrical equipment within the scope of Council Directive 94/9/EC of 23. March 1994 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres must be in accordance with Chapter 2-5 of Decree No. 697 of 18. August 1995 on electrical equipment and electrical protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Notified bodies

§ 18. By the designation of notified bodies, third-party bodies and approved bodies must be notified to the European Commission to implement the procedures for conformity assessment, etc., of the products covered by the provisions relating to simple pressure vessels, pressure equipment, interior design of transportable pressure equipment and the fitting-out of elevators, etc., the provisions of Executive Order No. 674 of 30. June 2005 for the designation of notified bodies, etc. apply.

(2). By the designation of notified bodies for approval, etc. of equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres applied section 16 of Ordinance No. 696 of 18. August 1995 on interior design of technical AIDS for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, as well as Chapter 4 of Decree No. 697 of 18. August 1995 on electrical equipment and electrical protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Supervision, investigations and control tasks, etc.

§ 19. The Danish Energy Agency oversees matters covered by this notice and conduct the investigations and control tasks assigned to the labour inspectorate or the Danish safety technology authority.

(2). Supervisory tasks, as well as studies and control tasks requiring special expertise, can be performed by notified bodies, inspection bodies or experts of the enterprises to the extent that is not in this notice is provided for other provisions for the execution of those tasks. By notified bodies are defined as enterprises as referred to in section 18. By inspection bodies and experts of the enterprises shall mean enterprises as defined in § 1 (2). 7 and 11, in Decree No. 100 of 31. January 2007 on the use of pressure equipment.

Dispensation, punishment and entry into force, etc.

§ 20. The DEA may, where special circumstances exist, exempt from this Ordinance, when it is deemed reasonable and defensible, as well as safety and health, in so far as it is compatible with the directives are implemented by this order.

§ 21. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted for offshoresikkerhedsloven or other legislation are punishable by a fine anyone who violates sections 8-13, article 14, paragraph 1, §§ 15-17, 23 or 24.

(2). For violation of the provisions of paragraph 1, within the framework of offshoresikkerhedslovens § 71 imposed on an employer responsibility, even though the infringement fines not attributable to the employer as the intentional or negligent. It is a condition of fine responsibility that the infringement attributable to one or more persons related to the company or the company as such. For such fine liability determined no alternative custodial penalty.

(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter. The provision in offshoresikkerhedslovens section 71, paragraph 3, shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 22. The notice shall enter into force on 4 February. July 2008.

(2). Executive Order No. 1219 of 17. October 2007 about the layout of equipment on fixed offshore installations shall be repealed.

§ 23. Equipment which is furnished before the 1. July 2006, should either be in accordance with this Ordinance or the rules that were in effect when the equipment was designed, see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). Equipment repaired or rebuilt on a scale that can be equated with the new device, must be in accordance with this Ordinance.

§ 24. Pressure equipment covered by sections 11-15, which, after the entry into force of this order shall be structured in accordance with the transitional rules set out in the notices referred to in §§ 11-15, should either be in accordance with this Ordinance or the previously applicable rules.

(2). Lifts covered by section 16, which, after the entry into force of this order shall be structured in accordance with the transitional rules set out in the notice referred to in section 16, shall either be in accordance with this Ordinance or the previously applicable rules.

(3). Equipment covered by section 17 relating to equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, and which are placed on the market and put into service before 30 June. June 2003, by furnishing either in accordance with this Ordinance or the previously applicable rules.

§ 25. The Danish Energy Agency approvals by experts, which have been granted before 1 January 2000. November 2007, retain their validity until they expire or lapse in accordance with the transitional provisions.
Ministry of climate and energy, the 26. June 2008 Connie Hedegaard/Ib L Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions that implement elements of Council Directive 75/324/EEC of 20. May 1975 (Official Journal 1975, nr. L 147, page 40), as amended most recently by Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 807/2003 of 14. April 2003 (Official Journal of the European Union 2003 nr. L 122, page 36), Council Directive 76/767/EEC of 27. July 1976 (Official Journal 1976 No. L 262, page 153), as amended most recently by Council Directive 2006/96/EC of 20. November 2006 (Official Journal of the European Union 2006 nr. L 363, p. 81), Council Directive 84/525/EEC of 17. September 1984 (Official Journal 1984 no. L 300, page 1), Council Directive 84/526/EEC of 17. September 1984 (Official Journal 1984 no. L 300, p. 20), Council Directive 84/527/EEC of 17. September 1984 (Official Journal 1984 no. L 300, p. 48), Council Directive 87/404/EEC of 25. June 1987 (Official Journal 1987 No. L 220, p. 48), as last amended by Council Directive 93/68/EEC of 22. July 1993 (Official Journal 1993 No. L 220, page 1), the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 94/9/EC of 23. March 1994 (Official Journal 1994 no. L 100, page 1), as amended by European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1882/2003 of 29. September 2003 (Official Journal of the European Union 2003 nr. L 284, page 1), the European Parliament and Council Directive 95/16/EC of 29 April 2004. June 1995, official journal 1995 (No. L 213, page 1), as last amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/42/EC of 17 May 2006. May 2006, (the official journal of the European Union 2006 nr. L 157, p. 24), European Parliament and Council Directive 97/23/EC of 29 April 2004. May 1997 (Official Journal of the European communities, 1997 No. L 181, page 1), as amended by European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1882/2003 of 29. September 2003 (Official Journal of the European Union 2003 nr. L 284, page 1), the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 98/37/EC of 22. June 1998 (Official Journal of the European communities, 1998 No. L 207, page 1), as last amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/42/EC of 17 May 2006. May 2006, (the official journal of the European Union 2006 nr. L 157, p. 24), and Council Directive 1999/36/EC of 29 April 2004. April 1999 (Official Journal of the European communities 1999 nr. L 138, p. 20), as amended by Commission Directive 2002/50/EC of 6 May 2003. June 2002 (Official Journal of the European communities 2002 nr. L 149, page 28).