ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

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
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