The emergency preparedness drill was conducted with participation from Gassco, StatoilHydro, Haugaland and Sunnhordaland Police District, Tysvær Fire Department, the Chief Medical Officer of Tysvær Municipality and Helse Fonna (Regional State Health Service).
Kårstø (source: StatoilHydro)
Background for the audit
The audit was conducted on the basis of the Temporary regulations relating to safety and the working environment for certain petroleum facilities on land and associated pipeline systems, Section 47 on emergency preparedness.
Purpose of the audit
The purpose of the audit was to verify Gassco’s and StatoilHydro’s emergency preparedness plans for Kårstø in their capacity as technical service providers.
Result of the audit
The PSA has no comments on how the drill was conducted in respect of notification and use of response personnel for handling the situation, search and rescue.
No non-conformities in relation to regulatory requirements were identified.
We found three items with a potential for improvement: