718. Duty to conform with safety case and notifications of operations in regard to offshore installations.

718.     Duty to conform with safety case and notifications of operations in regard to offshore installations.

The duty holder1 must ensure that the procedures and arrangements described in the current safety case2 which may affect health or safety or as the case may be, environment, are followed3.

In criminal proceedings for a contravention of this duty, it is a defence for the accused to prove that: (1) in the particular circumstances of the case, it was not in the best interests of the health and safety of persons to follow the procedures or arrangements concerned and there was