You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an offshore petroleum facility. An offshore petroleum facility is a vessel or structure located at a site in Australian Government waters that is used for:
- the recovery, processing, storage and offloading of petroleum
- drilling or servicing a well for petroleum
- laying pipes for petroleum
- other purposes related to offshore petroleum operations.
You must not allow your employees to be exposed to an airborne concentration of a hazardous substance that exceeds the appropriate exposure standard for the relevant period of time.
Appropriate exposure standards for different hazardous substances are set out in this standard.