C-NLOPB Safety Department administers the Atlantic Accord Implementation Acts and subordinate legislation regarding the safety of persons in the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.
The Department encourages persons exploring and exploiting petroleum to maintain a prudent regime for achieving safety. In the context of the legislation, the Department oversees Operators’ risk management with the goal of minimizing risk to persons engaged in offshore petroleum activities.
The Department expects Operators to make all reasonable efforts to identify all the hazards associated with their proposed operations and to implement all appropriate measures to reduce the risk from these hazards to a level that is as low as reasonably practicable.
In short, the Board’s safety mandate is:
The specific activities of the Safety Department include:
Safety Assessment of Work Authorizations
Compliance and Enforcement