71. (1) For the purposes of this section, the safety zone around an offshore installation consists of the area within a line enclosing and drawn at a distance of 500 m from the outer edge of the installation.
(2) A support craft shall not enter the safety zone without the consent of the installation manager.
(3) The operator shall take all reasonable measures to warn persons who are in charge of vessels and aircraft of the safety zone boundaries, of the facilities within the safety zone and of any related potential hazards.
TRAINING AND COMPETENCY
72. The operator shall ensure that
(a) all personnel have, before assuming their duties, the necessary experience, training and qualifications and are able to conduct their duties safely, competently and in compliance with these Regulations; and
(b) records of the experience, training and qualifications of all personnel are kept and made available to the Board upon request.
SUBMISSIONS, NOTIFICATIONS, RECORDS AND REPORTS
Reference to Names and Designations
73. When submitting any information for the purposes of these Regulations, the operator shall refer to each well, pool and field by the name given to it under sections 3 and 4, or if a zone, by its designation by the Board under section 4.
74. (1) The operator shall ensure that a survey is used to confirm
(a) for an onshore well, the surface location; and
(b) for an offshore well, the location on the seafloor.
(2) The survey shall be certified by a person licensed under the Canada Lands Surveyors Act.
(3) The operator shall ensure that a copy of the survey plan filed with the Canada Lands Surveys Records is submitted to the Board.
Incidents and Near-misses
75. (1) The operator shall ensure that
(a) the Board is notified of any incident or near-miss as soon as the circumstances permit; and
(b) the Board is notified at least 24 hours in advance of any press release or press conference held by the operator concerning any incident or near-miss during any activity to which these Regulations apply, except in an emergency situation, in which case it shall be notified without delay before the press release or press conference.
(2) The operator shall ensure that
(a) any incident or near-miss is investigated, its root cause and causal factors identified and corrective action taken; and
(b) for any of the following incidents or near-misses, a copy of an investigation report identifying the root cause, causal factors and corrective action taken is submitted to the Board no later than 21 days after the day on which the incident or near-miss occurred:
(i) a lost or restricted workday injury,
(iii) fire or explosion,
(iv) a loss of containment of any fluid from a well,
(v) an imminent threat to the safety of a person, installation or support craft, or
vi) a significant pollution event.
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