For purposes of fire and blast consideration, survival means demonstration that at least one escape route and the temporary refuge or safe mustering area are maintained for a sufficient period of time to allow platform evacuation and emergency response procedure, in accordance with the safety philosophy defined by the owner/operator of the platform.

Source: API RP 2FB, Recommended Practice for the Design of Offshore Facilities Against Fire and Blast Loading, First Edition, April 2006. Global Standards

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