NORSOK STANDARD – Helicopter deck on offshore installations, C-004, September 2004

Excerpt taken from section 19:  Fire & Rescue Preparedness

19.1 General

Fire-fighting and rescue equipment shall be installed in accordance with NORSOK S-001, where the requirements for the following systems are covered in detail:

  • deck integrated fire fighting systems (DIFFS)
  • foam monitor system (FMS)
  • dual agent hose reels
  • hand operated fire-fighting extinguishers

Relevant fire-fighting system activation buttons shall be neatly installed in the HTCC operational console. The buttons shall illuminate when activated, and be clearly labelled for identification. The buttons shall be protected from unintentional activation, and shall be controlled by two separate actions.

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