This Senior Management Summary provides basic information to support senior management's understanding of how the control of Major Accident Hazards (MAH) is dependent on robust processes for both the assurance and verification of safety critical equipment. This understanding will help senior managers to:
- Ask the right questions
- Set meaningful performance indicators to support the avoidance of Major Accidents
- Be aware of the impact of broader decision making on MAH management
- Be informed of basic legal obligations.
A checklist of essential functions and systems is provided to answer 'What should I ensure is in place?'
The leaflet is one of three documents aimed at upstream oil and gas, and advises on what you need to know about the regulatory requirements of UK offshore assurance and verification, and how to get benefit in proactively managing hazards.
Summary: What leaders need to ensure this is in place with regards to assurance and verification.