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First aid and emergency organization - 2 entries found

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1990

CIS 91-12
Health and Safety Commission
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
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.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 40p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.50.

CIS 91-11
Health and Safety Commission
First aid at work - Approved Code of Practice; Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 [United Kingdom] and Guidance
The Regulations came into force on 1 July 1982. They place a duty on employers to ensure adequate first-aid provision for their employees in the workplace. Contents of the Code of Practice: duty of the employer to make provision for first-aid and to inform employees of the arrangements; first-aid facilities, boxes and kits; provision of a suitably-equipped and staffed first-aid room; recording of first-aid treatment; recruitment, training and qualification of first-aiders. Addresses of regional employment nursing advisers are given as well as some general first-aid guidance for inclusion in first-aid boxes.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 30p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.00.