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Document ID (ISN)100113
CIS number 02-1296
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1851-X
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L123
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Health care and first aid on offshore installations and pipeline works - Approved Code of Practice and guidance
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2000. vi, 30p. 20 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
Abstract The Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 require employers to ensure adequate first-aid and basic health-care provision for all their personnel. This guidance document takes into account the amendments to the regulations in 1993, 1995 and 1999, and includes a revised Code of Practice. It replaces the guidance of 1990 (see CIS 91-12). Contents: comments on the regulations and Code of Practice with emphasis on the responsibilities of the person in control, followed by guidance on the following topics: assessment of first aid and basic health care needs; roles and responsibilities of offshore medical practitioners; roles and responsibilities of offshore first-aid personnel; training objectives for offshore medical practitioners; competencies for offshore first-aid personnel; criteria for the approval of training providers.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; plant health services; plant safety and health organization; offshore oil extraction; first-aid services
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; first-aid training; first-aid organization; responsibilities of employers; first aid; information of personnel; comment on law; directive; industrial physicians; first-aid attendants; qualifications
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Occupational health services