Deepwater Horizon: take good care of yourself

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Date: 11 May 2010
1. Operators of Marshall Islands flagged MODUs, regardless of where the unit operates, should:

a. Verify that all well control equipment and procedures are in compliance with applicable coastal State requirements;
b. Review all emergency shutdown and dynamic positioning procedures that interface with emergency well control operations to ensure they are appropriate and that personnel are familiar with them;
c. Inspect lifesaving and firefighting equipment for compliance with Marshall Islands requirements;
d. Ensure that all persons on board are familiar with emergency/firefighting equipment, as well as participate in an abandon ship drill. Operators are reminded that the review of emergency equipment and drills should be conducted after each crew change;
e. Review equipment maintenance and testing procedures to ensure the unit’s emergency source of power is operating properly and is tested regularly.

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