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§ 41 Use of onshore facilities

Use of onshore facilities and parts thereof shall be in accordance with requirements stipulated in and in pursuance of the health, safety and environment legislation and any additional limitations that follow from fabrication, installation and commissioning. The use shall at all times be in accordance with the onshore facility's technical condition and the assumptions for use that form the basis of the analyses, cf. Chapter V of the Management Regulations.
When setting restrictions for the activity level on the onshore facility, the maintenance status shall also be considered.
Facilities and equipment taken out of use shall be secured against unintended use, and be handled so that they do not pose a risk for harm to life, health, the environment and material assets.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

Limitations for use as mentioned in the first subsection can ensue from the loads that the facility and its individual parts shall be able to withstand, cf. Section 11 of the Facilities Regulations. The loads can include chemical loads, environmental loads such as wind and temperature and functional loads such as pressure, weight, temperature and vibration.
Status as mentioned in the second subsection means, inter alia, the backlog of preventive maintenance and the outstanding corrective maintenance.