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Annex Amendments to the Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU Code)

  The annex of this document has been consolidated into 1979 MODU Code

  1 After subsection 10.6.3 "Emergency drills", insert new subsection 10.6.4 as follows:

  • 10.6.4 Enclosed space entry and rescue drills

  • .1 Crew members with enclosed space entry or rescue responsibilities should participate in an enclosed space entry and rescue drill to be held on board the unit, at least once every two months.

  • .2 Enclosed space entry and rescue drills should be planned and conducted in a safe manner, taking into account, as appropriate, the guidance provided in the recommendations developed by the Organizationfootnote.

  • .3 Each enclosed space entry and rescue drill should include:

    • .1 checking and use of personal protective equipment required for entry;

    • .2 checking and use of communication equipment and procedures;

    • .3 checking and use of instruments for measuring the atmosphere in enclosed spaces;

    • .4 checking and use of rescue equipment and procedures; and

    • .5 instructions in first aid and resuscitation techniques.

  2 Renumber existing subsection 10.6.4 as 10.6.5.

  3 After existing section 14.4, insert new sections 14.5 and 14.6 as follows:

  • 14.5 Procedures for entry into enclosed spaces

  • Written procedures for entry into enclosed spaces should be provided which should take into account, as appropriate, the guidance provided in recommendations developed by the Organizationfootnote.

  • 14.6 Records

  • The date when musters and enclosed space entry and rescue drills are held, details of abandonment drills, drills of other life-saving appliances and onboard training should be recorded in such logbook as may be prescribed by the Administration. If a full muster, drill or training session is not held at the appointed time, an entry should be made in the logbook stating the circumstances and the extent of the muster, drill or training session held.

  4 Renumber existing sections 14.5 to 14.7 as 14.7 to 14.9, respectively.


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