Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) Act, 1987

Death or loss of life.

28.—Where in waters to which this Act applies a person—

(a) who, while engaged in any operation either connected with such an offshore installation or in relation to which such an offshore installation is being used, or otherwise, dies (other than as a result of an accident or occurrence mentioned in section 27 of this Act) on, in or in the neighbourhood of an offshore installation to which this Act applies or is lost from such an offshore installation in circumstances in which it is reasonable to believe that he has died,

(b) so dies in or on a lifeboat, life raft or other emergency survival craft belonging to such an offshore installation or is lost therefrom in such circumstances,

the installation manager concerned shall forthwith send written notice of the occurrence to both the Minister and the Minister for Energy.