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Document ID (ISN)55313
CIS number 91-12
ISBN(s) 0-11-885472-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. COP 32
Health and Safety Commission
Title First aid on offshore installations and pipeline works - Approved Code of Practice; Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 [United Kingdom] and Guidance
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 40p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract The Regulations came into force on 13 Sept. 1990. They place a duty on employers to ensure adequate first-aid and basic health-care provision for all their personnel. Contents of the Code of Practice: duty of the person in control of an offshore installation or pipeline works to provide adequate first-aid arrangements and to inform workers of these arrangements; size, layout and sitting of sick bays and associated medical equipment and facilities; provision of first-aid kits and their location and contents; numbers and types of offshore medics or first-aiders required and their recruitment, training and general responsibilities; liaison with medical practitioners onshore; arrangements during the construction and dismantling of offshore installations. General guidance for inclusion in first-aid boxes is given along with lists of recommended medications and equipment.
Descriptors (primary) first-aid organization; offshore oil extraction; first-aid services; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; first-aid training; responsibilities of employers; information of personnel; law; directive; first-aid attendants; first aid
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Occupational health services