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§ 27 Equipment for personnel transport

Equipment for personnel transport shall be designed to ensure the safety of personnel carrying out activities above normal work height, or who are transported using such equipment.
Personnel winches shall be such that spooling can take place safely and be secured against uncontrolled deployment so that users cannot fall freely.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

Equipment as mentioned in the first subsection, includes personnel winches, personnel baskets and the like.
With regard to equipment that can be used for transport of personnel as mentioned in the first subsection, see also Section 92 of the Activities Regulations.
In order to fulfil the requirements regarding equipment as mentioned in the first subsection, the NORSOK R-002 standard Appendix G should be used. There should be sufficient personnel winches to cover all drilling and well activities on the facility.