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Document ID (ISN)30944
CIS number 79-564
ISBN(s) 0-11-883188-7
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Training of offshore sick-bay attendants ('rig-medics').
Bibliographic information Guidance Note MS 16/78, Health and Safety Executive, London, H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, Aug. 1978. 4p. Price: ú0.30.
Abstract An introductory section on the hazards and working environment of offshore oil rig sick-bay attendants, and their qualifications as required by the Offshore Installations (Operational Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1976, is followed by sections devoted to: general responsibilities of sick-bay attendants; training and refresher courses in treatment of injuries and burns, first aid, record-keeping, preparing patients for transport, acting on medical advice given by radio, etc.; rules concerning foreign offshore installations, etc. Appended: suggested syllabus for introductory training course and for refresher course.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; industrial nurses; offshore oil extraction; vocational training
Descriptors (secondary) training course; emergency treatment; responsibilities; directive; first aid
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry