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									                              ‘ GS 17 ‘ Change control Schedule

  Date        Revision                           Reason for Change                              By
July 2003           1.0    Section 7 updated to include new Flexible Hoses SSO 308            DJC
Aug 2003            1.1    Section 7 updated to include new Hand Knives SSO 310               DJC
Dec 2003            1.2    Attachment 1 updated to require reversing bleeps                   Proc.
Feb 2004            1.3    HSSE Policy updated to include security and section 11 updated     DJC
                           to include CSCS card as acceptable for safety training
Feb 2004            1.4    Section 6 PPE updated for new Saltend Lane Corridor Rules           AB
Sept 2004           1.5    Section 12 altered to eliminate OH1 in contractor health            DJC
 Jan 2006           1.6    Title Changed to „HSE Requirements for Contracts‟                   DJC
June 2006           1.7    Section 16 updated to refer to RM-GP 04-30 for temp. buildings      DJC
Nov 2006            1.8    Section 17 added to cover HR Policy for Search & Arrest             DJC
  March             1.9    Appendix 2 revised to reflect Site I/E Engineers updates            DJC
June 2008           1.10   Section on Just Culture added                                       DJC
Sept 2008           1.11   Appendix 1 updated to cover seat belt requirements for vehicles     DJC

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                         HSE Provisions for Contracts

            Health, Safety and Environmental Requirements

                     for BP Chemicals Ltd, Saltend Hull

The purpose of this schedule is to define, in outline, the Health, Safety and
Environmental standards that are to be complied with by all Contractors and 3rd Party
personnel working within the confines of the BP Chemicals site at Saltend Hull.

   1. Introduction

The BP Chemicals site at Saltend is a world scale petrochemical complex producing
over 1 million tones a year with Acetic acid being the largest tonnage product. The site
operates 24hrs a day 7 days a week. Final product chemicals and raw materials are
transported to and from the site by pipeline, road tanker and ship. The site has a number
of operating units which are supported by tankage and utility infrastructure. The site also
hosts a number of 3rd party operational facilities that have links into the BP site but are
not owned or operated by BP. The site employs around 550 full time BP employees but
can at certain times have up to a further 450 contract employees.

As a consequence of its business the site contains a number of hazards and the site has
been categorized as a „Top Tier Site‟ under the Control of Major Accident Hazards
Regulations 1999 (COMAH). The materials that are involved in the production processes
give rise to the following generic hazards:
     Flammable
     Corrosive
     Toxic
     Explosive

BP has developed a number of systems and procedures to eliminate, reduce and control
these hazards so that the overall risk to those working on the site is minimized. It is
important therefore that any visitor to the site, who is required to carry out a specific job
of work, understands and fully complies with the requirements of these systems and

    2. Policies
The BP Group HSE policy simply stated is „ No accidents, No harm to people and No
damage to the environment‟. At Saltend this principle has been incorporated into the
Site‟s own HSE Policy which has been reproduced in full on the attached page.

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  Health, Safety, Security and Environment Policy
The Saltend Site Leadership Team is committed to becoming the world's best supplier of
chemical products and technology. This includes a total commitment, aligned with that of the BP
Group, to the goals of .-
                 no accidents,
                 no harm to people and
                 no damage to the environment
In fulfilling this commitment, we will, through meeting the expectations of "Getting HSE Right" and
the application of the principles of our Target Zero Charter
       Comply with all relevant legislation and meet or exceed our HSSE expectations.
       Ensure that everybody that works for BP at Saltend is trained and competent to carry out
        their job and fully understands our HSSE policy, workplace health and safety, the potential
        impacts of our operations and their personal responsibility to prevent loss.
       Encourage a healthy lifestyle amongst all those who work on the site.
       Continually assess the impact of our activities on the local environment, particularly
        emissions to air and to the Humber Estuary and respond to any evidence of adverse
       Assess the health, safety and environmental risks of all of our activities, products and
        processes and ensure that these risks are minimised.
       Reduce emissions to air and to water in line with company targets and where economically
        feasible minimise other environmental impacts such as waste, energy and utility
       Be sensitive to the concerns of our employees, the local community and others by
        consulting, listening and responding openly on matters of health, safety and environmental
       Regularly provide assurance that HSSE procedures and practices are up to date, being
        followed, and that regulatory and internal standards are being met. Use the results to
        develop programmes to continuously improve our performance in all areas of HSSE.
       Provide measures to prevent injury to people, damage to property or loss to the
        environment, either of chemicals, utilities or energy. Where such accidental loss occurs,
        we will identify the root causes and implement corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
       Ensure, through the provision of information and other appropriate technical support that all
        customers of the chemicals we supply can handle, use and dispose of those chemicals to
        the proper HSSE standards.
       Work with partners, suppliers, competitors, regulators and local authorities to raise the
        standards of the chemicals industry.
       Maintain a secure working environment by protecting ourselves, our assets and operations
        against risk of injury, loss or damage from criminal, hostile or malicious acts.

As part of the implementation of this policy the Site has established a Target Zero
culture which aims to raise the understanding of all personnel who work on site to
ensure they behave in a way thateeks to achieve zero accidents, injuries and
environmental harm. Many of the systems currently in force for example the Pre-task
review and Task Observation programmes were born out of the Target Zero initiative.
Any contractor, who works on the site, for whatever period of time, is expected to align
themselves with the site HSE policy and the philosophy of Target Zero.

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The site is accredited to ISO 14001. This is an international standard covering
environmental management systems. Contractors working on the site need to be aware
that their activities may affect the environment and that they must work within the
environmental management system of the site. Environmental considerations must be
included in the risk assessment of tasks to be undertaken, and the use, storage and
disposal of materials must not compromise the environmental systems of the site.

   3. Site Standing Orders

This schedule is intended to provide an overview of the Hull site Safety Management
System to allow 3rd Party Companies and Contractors, who intend to carry out work or
who are preparing bids as part of the contractual process, to gain an appreciation of the
standards and processes and procedures they will need to comply with. This schedule
does not have all the detailed requirements of the Safety Management System as these
are defined in the Site Standing Orders. These are maintained by the relevant site
experts and are held on the Hull site website.

The following list shows the index of Site Standing Orders (SSOs).

100 General and Legislative
200 Control of Work (Permit to Work System)
300 Engineering Activities
400 Occupational Health
500 Process Operations
600 Technical Safety
700 Environment
800 Emergency Response

In assessing what will be required to fully comply with these requirements for any
particular work activity, the contractor should familiarise themselves with the specific
details of the relevant Site Standing Orders. Uncontrolled paper copies of these
documents can be viewed by agreement with the Procurement Section or the relevant
Site Contact.

   4. Accident / Incident reporting

Any accident, incident, near miss or case of occupational ill health affecting any person
working on Hull Site, whether BP or contractor, must be reported without delay to their
Landlord Nominee, and in the case of contractors also to their appropriate Supervisor or
Manager. This is to ensure that all accidents and incidents are fully investigated. Formal
reporting of specific incidents and accidents to the appropriate external parties, e.g.
under RIDDOR to the Health & Safety Executive will need to be completed by the
Contractor as per current legislative requirements.

Any accident or case of occupational illness must be reported to the Shift Site Manager
immediately. The site Emergency Response Team can be called via the internal
telephone system on 2222. They will provide immediate First Aid as required.

Within the Target Zero culture, in addition to incidents and accidents the site reports
Near Misses. These are events that have the potential to cause an accident or incident
even though no actual loss occurs. This is a proactive monitoring system, used to
identify unsafe acts and conditions in the workplace, which in turn allows us to
implement corrective actions. All personnel, including contractors, are required to report
any near miss, however trivial it may appear, so that the information can be captured
and analysed, and appropriate lessons learned.

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All incidents and near misses are investigated, with the level of investigation appropriate
to the associated potential severity. Full cooperation should be provided to BP to assist
with the investigation. All details of the incident / accident are entered into Traction,
which is the BP Group incident / accident reporting system, access is available via the
BP intranet. Near misses are recorded separately according to the local area system
details of which can be obtained from the relevant Manufacturing Group contact.

Full details of incident/accident reporting and investigation are found in SSO 105 –
Incident Reporting And Investigation.

   5. Competence

Contractor employers are responsible for ensuring that all of their contractors working on
the site have the appropriate level of knowledge, skill and experience to conduct the
activities for which they have been employed.

Contractors will where necessary be required to provide proof of their competence to
operate any plant, tools, and equipment or conduct a specific work activity.
Certificates of competence must be available for inspection at all times.

   6. Personal Protective Equipment

Contractors are responsible for providing all the necessary Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) required when working upon Hull Site. These requirements will have
been identified as part of the risk assessment prepared by the contractor undertaking the
work activity. BP will provide additional help and advice on the selection of PPE if
required. This advice can be obtained from the Site Occupational Health Advisor in the
HSE Department on site.

For all activities on Hull Site a minimum level of PPE must be worn depending upon the
location and type of work. Details of the standard required is given below:

a) For access to Hull Site and movement along Saltend Lane a minimum of:

        High Visibility Jacket/Waistcoat

b) For Access to main site roads and footpaths outside of Saltend Lane a
minimum of:

        Safety Helmet
        Safety Spectacles
        High Visibility Jacket/Waistcoat
        Safety Footwear

The safety helmet should be green in colour to indicate a person who may not be
familiar with Hull site operations or procedures.

c) For Access to Production Areas, Tank Farms, Filling Stations,
Construction/Demolition Sites and Electrical Substations/Switch houses a
minimum of:

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        Safety Helmet
        Safety Spectacles
        Safety Footwear
        Flame Retardant Overall with light reflective Strips complying with EN531
        High Visibility Flame Retardant Rain Proof Jacket (If required) complying with
       EN533 as a minimum.

BP at Hull Site operates a Flame Retardant clothing policy for any person who enters
any of the areas detailed in (C) above or who is using a primary source of ignition.

Additional levels of PPE may be stipulated by local rules, procedures, and signage or
permit requirements. Such additional PPE may include Chemical Protection, Hearing
Protection, Hand Protection and Respiratory Protection etc. Consequently the exact
requirements for a specific job must be clarified with the BP contact prior to the
commencement of any work.

In the case of specialist PPE, required as a normal control measure of a given activity, it
must be provided by the contractor.

If after commencement of an activity or as a requirement of a permit to work issued by
BP, additional specialist PPE is stipulated, BP will loan such PPE if necessary.

BP reserve the right to audit and check any PPE brought onto Hull Site and may require
it to be replaced if does not meet the required standard.

Full details of PPE requirements are found in SSO 401 – Control of PPE on Hull Site.

   7. Work Equipment

All work equipment used on the Site shall be suitable for the purpose for which it is
intended. The work equipment shall only be used for that purpose and it must be used
by a competent person.

All work equipment must be maintained in a serviceable condition, and inspected and
certified safe for use in compliance with current legislation. In specific cases the
contractors work equipment will be required to be inspected, tested and certified safe for
use by the appropriate Site Representative before it can be used on the site.

Flexible hoses used on, for example, compressed air, nitrogen and water must comply
with the site standard as defined in SSO 308. The standard is intended to prevent the
cross contamination and confusion of utilities particularly air and nitrogen.

The site has had a number of accidents involving knives and as a consequence the type
of knife that can be used on site is strictly controlled. The control of knives is defined in
SSO 310.

The following equipment will need to be inspected tested and certified safe for use by
the appropriate Site Representative before it can be used on the Site and specific work
equipment requirements for the Site are detailed in the following Appendices attached to
this schedule.

Appendix 1 – Vehicles and associated equipment.

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Appendix 2 – Electrical supplies and electrical equipment including battery operated

Appendix 3 – Compressed gas cylinders and associated equipment.

Appendix 4 - Scaffolding and Portable access equipment.

   8. Permit to Work

Hull Site operates a Permit To Work (PTW) System, which provides a safe system of
work for maintenance activities carried out on site, in line with the requirements of The
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

The PTW system used by BP on Hull Site is outlined below:

‘A’ Type Permit – This is used to control work involving confined space entry or the use
of primary sources of ignition.

‘A’ Type Pass – This is required for all work involving a secondary source of ignition,
and tends to be used in conjunction with a „B‟ Type Permit.

‘B’ Type Permit – The most common PTW used on site, used to control “cold” work and

‘B’ Type Pass – This is used to control activities identified as being of a low risk that do
not require the breaking of containment or the isolation of electrical equipment.

All PTW on site will be issued and accepted by competent personnel registered within
the official site Permit Register. All such individuals will be able to demonstrate their
authority levels within the PTW System by presenting a Permit Licence on demand. This
Permit Licence provides an individual with ready proof of their authority levels within the

The key roles within the PTW System from a contractor perspective are:

Permit Signatory – prepares and issues the PTW. In the vast majority of cases this will
be a BP employee. No PTW is valid without a current signature from a licensed

Permit Acceptor – formally accepts and takes responsibility for the PTW. This is a
licensed role. A Permit Acceptor may control several PTW at once, but must remain on
site at all times. All PTW require the on-site presence of a Permit Acceptor to remain
valid. Permit Acceptors may be BP or Contract personnel – all training is provided by
Hull Site.

Responsible Job Controller (RJC) – an informed resource present at every workface
controlled by a PTW. The RJC may be BP or Contract personnel – all training is
provided by Hull Site. Hull Site PTW are only valid if a licensed RJC is present at the
workface at all times.

Full details of the Site PTW System are contained within the 200 Series of Site Standing
Orders (SSO) – in particular SSO 201 – The Control of Work on Hull Site.

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   9. Waste Disposal

       9.1 General Requirements

It is the Contractor‟s responsibility to ensure that necessary arrangements for the
disposal of any waste are in place and agreed with the BP representative prior to work
commencing. All waste must only be disposed of in accordance with the Environment
Protection Act 1990, Duty of Care Regulations 1991 and Special Waste Regulations

All work areas must be kept clean and tidy and any waste removed and disposed of in
the agreed manner. All roads, footpaths and walkways must be kept clear at all times.

Where necessary the BP representative will arrange for a dedicated disposal route for
waste generated during a work activity. Appropriate documentation and waste disposal
authorisations will be generated by the BP waste Disposal Manager. It is the contractor‟s
responsibility that any special requirements associated with a disposal, such as specified
skips etc, are strictly adhered too.

No waste of any description may leave Hull Site without the written authorisation of the
BP Waste Disposal Manager or nominee.

 9.2 Special Waste

Certain types of waste because of the hazards associated with them are designated as
Special Wastes e.g. Chemical waste, Asbestos etc.

The disposal of these wastes requires a higher Duty of Care and control. Arrangements
for the disposal of wastes of this category will be agreed and implemented by the BP
Waste Disposal Manager and appropriate documentation generated. The generation,
handling, storage and removal of the waste cannot commence until the approved
disposal route has been agreed.

   10. Emergency response

The site has its own 24/7 Emergency Response team, which is responsible for attending
all accidents and incidents. The team is lead by a full time Shift Fire Officer and reports
to the Shift Site Manager who assumes the role of Emergency Controller. Initiation of
this team can be achieved either by phoning 2222 on the internal telephone system or
by direct radio contact on the emergency channel. The Emergency Response team must
be called for all injuries, no matter how trivial they may appear, and they will provide
immediate First Aid treatment. Further treatment can be provided at the Occupational
Health Department where a qualified Nurse is on duty during normal day hours. Should
the injuries require medical treatment, which exceeds that, which can be provided on site
then the local ambulance service will be called and the casualty will be transferred to the
local hospital accident emergency department.

The Emergency Response team will also respond to non-injury incidents such as fire or
material release and any contract employee who witnesses or is part of such incidents
must raise the alarm immediately.

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The site also has a system of support to the Emergency Response team should the
accident or incident escalate to something which is larger than simple direct intervention.

   11. Site Induction

All contractors requiring access to the site will be required to attend the appropriate level
of induction and satisfactorily complete the induction assessment.

The purpose of the induction is to ensure that all personnel entering the site understand
the essential health and safety requirements for working on the Hull Site. This
information, instruction and training will be delivered by a member of the site Health
Safety and Environmental Department or nominee and each contractor will receive a
copy of the Hull Site Health, Safety and Environment Guide.

Only those who satisfactorily complete the induction and assessment, provide proof of
their National Insurance number and have a valid Client/Contractor National Safety
Group (CCNSG)/Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Safety
Passport, a valid Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) card or equivalent will
be given access to the site.

The relevant Site Contact will ensure that all contractor employees have attended the
main site induction and have also received the appropriate local induction before
commencing work in any area of the site.

       12. Medical / Health Requirements

It is the responsibility of all contracting companies to ensure that all of their employees
have been medically assessed and are fit to conduct their normal work activities, prior to
attending the site. Additional hazards and risks that are presented by the Site activities
will be identified by the Site contact as part of the contract discussions

 A specific risk assessment for that individual and the task(s) to be performed must be
provided by the Contractors Employer and be agreed with the relevant Site Contact.

Should any of the Contractor‟s employees be off work during the period they are working
on the Hull site then the Contractor is responsible for formally reviewing that employee‟s
ability to safely carry out their assigned tasks.

       13.     Site Rules

Some general site rules are discussed below. More details can be found in the Hull Site
Health, Safety and Environment Guide and in the relevant Site Standing Orders.

Mobile phones should preferably not be taken on site. However, if their use is required
they must be switched off on entering site and only turned on when in specific office
locations on site and must not been used out on main site.

Cameras should not be brought on site unless you have been authorised to do so by
your site sponsor and have the appropriate permit/pass.

Smoking is only allowed in specified and dedicated smoking kiosks. Sources of ignition
are not permitted on site. An automotive type cigarette lighter is provided within the
confines of the kiosk.

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Hull Site has a Drugs and Alcohol policy. Alcohol and drugs are not allowed on site.
You are not permitted to enter the site if you are under the influence of such substances.

A jewellery policy is in force on site and information is given at induction.

       14.     Just Culture

The Target Zero safety culture encourages open reporting of all near misses, accidents
and incidents regardless of their root cause. However the site does require that all
individuals working on the site recognise their accountability to comply with site rules
and where an individual clearly disregards these rules then they will be subjected to the
Just Culture process.

In the same way that a football match is governed by rules with the referee enforcing the
rules by the use of a yellow and red card system Hull Site has in place a similar system
for the administration of its safety rule violations. The purpose of the Yellow & Red card
system is to allow tracking of Safety Rule violations and to provide a route into the first
stage of the employers agreed formal disciplinary procedure. More detailed information
on this system can be obtained from the relevant BP Site Contact.

       15.     Site HSE Committees

Hull Site has a comprehensive network of HSE committees as shown in Appendix 5 of
this schedule. They meet regularly to discuss HSE issues. Committees of particular
relevance to contracting companies are the IES Safety Meeting and the Contractor
Forum. Any new company to Hull site needs to nominate a safety rep when awarded
the contract. They should then attend the monthly IES Safety Reps forum. A
representative from BP‟s management should also attend the bimonthly Contractor

       16.     COSHH

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) require that
where the use of a hazardous substance cannot be avoided, a suitable and sufficient
risk assessment must be completed. Consequently before any activity carried out on
Hull Site, which involves the use of a substance hazardous to health, must have a
COSHH assessment in place. Furthermore the contractor must provide hazard
information in the form of a material safety data sheet (MSDS) for any substance that is
brought onto Hull Site.

In the case of an activity that may be impacted by any substance already present on Hull
Site the BP representative, to ensure an adequate assessment can be completed, will
provide information and assistance as required.

Full details of the requirements of the COSHH regulations can be found in SSO 403 –
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.

       17.     Temporary Accommodation

The design and location of Occupied Portable Buildings shall conform to RM-GP 04-30
and should conform to the Requirements of the Health and Safety Executive Information

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document H.S.E. 404/23 "General Fire Precautions at Temporary Accommodation Units
at Construction Sites".

       18.     Search and Arrest Policy

It is BP‟s policy to ensure that where incidents occur or are reported or information is
received that suggests that an employee or contractor is in possession of illegal or
banned items or items not belonging to them, then the Company retains the right to ask
the employee or contractor to agree to a search. Specifically the Company reserves the
right to:
                  Refuse admittance to the Site to the Contractor or any Employee of
                     the Contractor without giving reason.
                  Carry out a personal search of the Contractor (including stores and
                     lockers) or any employee of the Contractor whilst entering or leaving
                     the Site.
                  Inspect the Contractor‟s equipment entering or inside the site and if
                     necessary require the removal from the Site any such equipment
                     which does not meet statutory, Company or Works Standards.
                  Require any vehicle or associated equipment of the Contractor
                     entering or leaving the Site to be searched by a Company

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                                        APPENDIX 1

Use of vehicles and associated equipment.

Definition in Appendix 1 „Associated Equipment‟ includes any mobile equipment and
safety devices.

No vehicle or associated equipment of the Contractor may enter Hull site without the
prior approval from the appropriate Site Representative.
All vehicles are required to be fitted with seat belts for all seats in the vehicle, and these
seat belts must be worn at all times the vehicle is in motion. For „specialist‟ vehicles
where seat belts are not fitted and alternatives are not readily available then formal
dispensation can be obtained from the Shift Site Manager before the vehicle arrives at
All vehicles 2000kgs and over are required to be equipped with an audible reversing
indication. Any vehicle requiring entry to the site without audible reversing indication will
be refused entry.

Private cars are generally not permitted within the site unless prior authorisation for
„special reasons only, is obtained from the appropriate Site Representative.

Drivers of all vehicles on Hull site must have a current full Department of
Transport Driving Licence and drivers of specialist vehicles must have undertaken an
appropriate training course and hold a valid training certificate for the class of vehicle
being driven. Such licences and certificates must be available for inspection whilst the
user is on Site.

The Contractor shall make available to BP on request copies of certificates
of inspection for, in particular, cranes and lifting tackle. Copies of the certificates shall be
kept available at the Contractor's premises on the Site or in the crane cab.

BP reserves the right to require any vehicle or associated equipment of the Contractor
entering, leaving Site or within the Site to be searched by a Site Representative.
The Contractor shall ensure that all vehicles and self-propelled equipment of the
Contractor used on the site is unless the contract prescribes otherwise, not fuelled by
LPG. Engines fuelled by LPG are prohibited on the site.

BP reserves the right to require spark arrestors and Chalwyn valves to be
fitted to any mobile diesel driven equipment before it is used on the Site.
All such equipment should be equipped with a suitable fire extinguisher.
Batteries must be securely clamped and the live terminal insulated. Batteries must
not be disconnected without prior permission from the appropriate Site
Diesel or petrol-driven equipment shall not be left running unattended without
prior permission from the appropriate Site Representative.
Refuelling and fuel storage procedures must be agreed with the appropriate Site

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                                          APPENDIX 2
Electrical supplies and electrical equipment including battery operated equipment.
Definition in Appendix 2, 'Electrical Equipment' includes all fixed, portable and
transportable mains and battery-operated equipment.
    1. Electricity supply

    a) Any charges for the installation of a supply and the cost of electricity used will be
       the subject of an agreement between the Contractor and BP. The Contractor
       shall be responsible for sub-distributing the supply (to the latest edition of
       BS7671). BP shall approve any design before installation begins and inspect the
       installation and test results before energisation.

    b) The Electricity supply will be nominally 415/240 volts AC 50 Hz 3-phase 4-wire
       (earthed neutral) or single phase and neutral 240v 50 Hz AC The type and
       capacity of supply shall be agreed between the Contracting Company and the
       appropriate Site Representative.

    2. Load restrictions for the Contractor's electrical equipment.
        In view of the limited amount of electrical power available in parts of the
        Site, the Contractor shall:
    a) restrict to a minimum the amount of electrical equipment for which a supply of
       electricity is required, and
    b) use, wherever possible, diesel driven welding sets, air compressors, pumps,
       winches etc.

    3. Contractors load and supply points
    a) At least 10 working days before a supply of electricity is required, the Contractor
       shall send to the appropriate Site Representative full details of all the
       Contractor's (and any sub-contractor's) electrical equipment stating, in particular:
                         i       Description of the apparatus
                        ii.      The operating voltage
                        iii.     The normal load and maximum demand in amperes.
                        iv.      The characteristic of the supply i.e. single or three phase
                        v.       The duration over which the supply will be required

Any delay in sending these details may result in a delay in obtaining the appropriate supply

    b) BP shall specify the points of supply provided for the Contractor before the
       Contract Work commences.
    c) BP may provide any extension, leads and plugs to connect the Contractor's
       electrical equipment to a socket outlet in the Sites distribution system.
    d) The Contractor shall report to the appropriate Site Representative any point of
       supply no longer required and shall disconnect the Contractor's electrical
       equipment from each point of supply.
    e) The Contractor is responsible for the inspection and testing of any temporary
       building/office he may own or have leased to him. The Contractor is also
       responsible for the inspection and testing, to the latest edition of BS7671, of all

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         fixed and portable electrical equipment utilised within the temporary
         building(s)/office(s). Records must be available to BP on request.

4. Regulations and requirements for all the Contractor's electrical equipment.

   a) The Contractor shall maintain all the Contractor's electrical equipment in
      accordance with the current edition of the Institution of Electrical Engineers'
      Wiring Regulations (B57671) including applicable guidance notes, statutory
      Electricity at Work Regulations, and the I.E.E. Code of Practice for in-service
      inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

   b) BP shall require the Contractor's electrical equipment including plugs, extension
      leads etc. to be inspected by the responsible I/E engineer or his nominee
      (portable testing bay in WS3) before being brought into use on the Site. The
      equipment must be re-inspected at a frequency deemed necessary by BP,
      nominally every six months.

   c) The Contractor should supply a list of portable electrical equipment which will be
      used on the site at least 10 working days before it is required for checking by
      the area I/E engineer to avoid any delays during inspection. The electrical
      equipment must also be re-inspected:
          i.      after any repairs have been carried out before it is returned to service.
          ii.     if it is taken off site for any duration

   d) BP shall issue an inspection report listing those items of the Contractor's
      electrical equipment, which comply with BP's requirements at the time of
      inspection. The items will also be labelled with a „Do not use after date‟.
   e) The Contractor shall disconnect and have repaired or replaced any items of
      Contractor's electrical equipment within the Site not approved by BP in the
      inspection report.
   f)    The Contractor shall comply with all instruction issued by BP in connection with
         Zone 0/1/2 Areas as defined in BS EN 60079-14. BP can supply some apparatus
         for floodlighting required by the Contractor within a Zone 0/1/2 Area only.

   g) Battery operated equipment that will be used on the main site shall also be
      inspected in WS3 testing bay prior to use. Suitable labels will be affixed stating
      that the equipment must be taken to WS3 for battery changing.
5. Equipment Requirements

The Contractor shall ensure that the Contractor's electrical equipment complies with the
following requirements:

        a) Operating voltage of all electrical equipment

                        i. the voltage must not exceed 110 volts ac (55v to earth) for all
                        portable hand held electrically- operated tools and apparatus.

                        ii. the voltage must not exceed 25 volts ac for all hand lamps,
                        which must be switchable

                        iii. all extension leads and cables operating at a voltage above
                        110v (55v to earth) must be wired in braided cable.

                     The only exemptions are:

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                        i. "Lead in" cable associated with 240v step down transformers but
                        limited to a maximum length of 3 metres.
                        ii. Office equipment and office cleaning equipment inclusive of
                        associated extension leads, when protected by an earth leakage
                        device with a trip setting of 30mA and trip time <40ms at 5 In.

     b). Unprotected "naked" lamps must not be used for temporary or permanent

     c). Stress-relieving heating apparatus shall be suitable solely for connection to the
        output terminals of welding sets or supplied from generators.

     d). Portable generators must be earthed via earth rods or earthed structural
         steelwork. The integrity of this earth connection must be confirmed by an
         individual deemed competent to do so before and during the use of the

     e). Integral lighting towers need not be earthed unless the generator is to supply
          any other power equipment.

     f). Generator socket outlets, which supply power equipment at, or above 220v,
          must be protected via an earth leakage device with a trip setting of 30mA and
          trip time <40ms at 5 In.

     g). The Contractor shall supply all electrical equipment necessary to reduce the
         voltage from 415/230 to 110/25 volts.

     h) All electrical protection equipment should be provided with test sheets to
         demonstrate correctly functioning, i.e. RCD test sheets.

6. Electrical welding sets

     a) All 'GO' and 'RETURN' (or "EARTH") leads must be fully insulated at all times.

     b) The "RETURN" (or "EARTH") leads must be connected as close as possible to
         the point of weld and securely (mechanically and electrically) connected
         directly to the material, item or work piece which is being welded.

            Failure to meet these requirements can cause hazardous working
            conditions and risks of fire and explosion. Suitable labels for attaching to
            the Contractor's welding apparatus are available from BP free of charge.

7. Electrical heating

     a) The Contractor shall use only thermostatically controlled oil-filled radiators for
         heating offices, huts, etc., Workshops may be heated with "Black Heat" fan
         assisted heaters but only after prior agreement with the appropriate Site

     b) Hot plates and cookers must have solid ring electric plates.

     c) Ovens for welding rods must not operate at voltages in excess of 240 volts ac

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8. Miscellaneous

     a) The contractor shall obtain the prior approval from BP for the proposed route of
         any cable to be placed underground or across any path or road.

     b) The contractor shall provide adequate fire alarm arrangements, the details of
        which shall be approved by BP.

     c) The contractor shall ensure that no unsupervised item of the Contractor's
         electrical equipment is left energised without the prior approval of the
         appropriate Site Representative. It shall be normal practice to switch off any
         unused electrical equipment.

     d) The contractor shall make all arrangements for the installation of telephones and
         I.T. equipment in agreement with the appropriate Site Representative.

     e) The Contractor shall comply with the following regulations and standards as

              i. The latest edition of the Institution of Electrical Engineers' Regulations
                 for Installation in so far as it refers to temporary buildings. (BS7671)
             ii. The current edition of "Engineering Equipment & Materials Users
                 Association" standards.
            iii. The Statutory Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
            iv. The relevant sections of the bp Engineering Technical Practices (ETP)
                 EP Engineering Practice"
             v. Electrical / Instrument Standing Order (EI SO) No. 2 The selection, use
                 and installation of portable electrical equipment for use on Hull Site
            vi. Electrical / Instrument Standing Order (EI SO) No. 6 Certificate for
                 energisation of electrical apparatus
           vii. Electrical Guidance Note (EGN) No. 28. Construction Site Buildings
                 Electrical Requirements
           viii. Hull site I/E golden rules

              Information for items iv to viii are available from the appropriate Site
              Representative upon request.

     f) Where it is necessary to test or measure live electrical parameters suitably
         FUSED TEST LEADS must be used

     g) The contractor shall ensure that temporary electrical supplies and equipment
         shall only be set up and installed by individuals who have received training and
         have been deemed competent to carryout this activity.

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                                      APPENDIX 3

Site requirements for the use of compressed gas cylinders and associated

Definition in Appendix 3 „Associated Equipment‟ includes the cylinder valve, pressure-
reducing device, distributing manifold, safety devices, cylinder supports, hoses and
welding/cutting/heating torches.

The Contractor shall ensure that all the equipment used on the Site is well
maintained and used only for designated purposes.

The Responsible Engineer allocated to the contract will ensure compliance with
Site Standing Order (SSO) no.306, a copy of which can be obtained from the
appropriate Site Representative.

The Contractor shall ensure that all operators are fully trained in the use of such
equipment and fully appreciate the hazards associated with this type of equipment,
particularly with regards to:

                purging and lighting of torches

                checking for leaks or damage to hoses etc. each occasion before use

The Contractor shall ensure that the following equipment requirements are adhered

      cylinders to be positioned in an upright position and securely stored preferably in
       a stand or frame such that they can be easily moved in the event of fire.

      the correct pressure gauge to be used for each type of compressed gas and be
       threaded 5/8ths BSP either left hand or right hand according to the gas. Helium is
       the exception.

      flashback arrestors are mandatory in all compressed gas cutting and welding
       equipment including oxygen.

      hoses to be the correct colour for the gas and in one single length. Joining of
       hoses must be made with crimped couplings. Jubilee clips are not acceptable.

      torches preferably to be fitted with check valves between torch and hose.

      cylinders shall only be moved using an approved means of transportation.

      The Contractor to ensure that regular "soapy water" leak checks are carried out
       and that all gas cylinders must be turned off at the end of each working day and
       the gauges and hoses depressurised.

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                                       APPENDIX 4

Site requirements for the use of Scaffolding and Portable access equipment

Definition in Appendix 4 „Scaffolding‟ means all tube and fitting scaffolding and all types
of self erect system scaffolding. „Potable Access Equipment‟ means any steps or

It is a statutory duty to protect persons from any fall likely to cause injury and also to
consider scaffolding as the primary way of gaining access to a temporary work place at
height. Other methods should only be used when this is deemed not to be practicable
following a risk assessment.

All scaffolding equipment must comply with BS1139 (Metal scaffolding), BS5973
(Scaffold Structures), BS2482 (Scaffold Boards) and BS1129 (Access Ladders).

Contractors planning to use self-erect staging must be able to demonstrate that the
individuals assembling the staging are suitably instructed and are competent to do so.
Contractors should make known any intention of the use of self-erect stages, prior to a
contract being placed and such use should have the approval of the appropriate Site
Representative for each occasion used.

The Contractor shall ensure that any ropes used on the Site for lashing scaffolding and
ladders is made of polypropylene fibre. Sisal may be used for rope blocks and handy

In view of possible damage from contact with chemicals, and other safety implications,
the Contractor shall ensure that no aluminium alloy scaffolding or access equipment is
used on the site without the prior written agreement of the appropriate Site
Representative. Aluminium scaffolding or portable access equipment is not permitted in
any Zone 1 or 2 Area of the Site.

It is the responsibility of the Contracting Company to have a procedure for registering,
inspecting (at intervals not exceeding six months) and colour coding all portable access
equipment used on the Site.

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                                                APPENDIX 5 – SITE HSE COMMITTEE STRUCTURE

                                                          Site HSE Steering
               Employee Forum                                 Committee
              (Includes Statutory

   Contractor                                                                                         D&L          Site Services
                                       HRTC                                                       HSE Committee   HSE Committee
     Forum                                                     HSE Committee

       IES                             HRTC                        Acetyls                            D&L
Safety Committees                   OHSE Council                 Plant Safety                      Plant Safety
                                                                 Committees                        Committees

                                                      Performance Engineers HSE Network

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