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Hazardous Installations Directorate (HID)

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HID's role is the effective regulation of major hazard industries whose products are essential to our everyday life, but where failures in safe management and risk control can lead to catastrophic harm to workers and the public at large. These industries involve complex processes with intrinsic hazards that need careful management.

The HID Regulatory Model - Safety management in major hazard industries explains how HID regulates major hazards and describes the system dutyholders are expected to have in place to manage them.

The HID Principles for Prioritising Major Hazard Inspections explains how HID prioritises its major hazard inspection programmes in support of the HID Regulatory Model

Updated 2014-12-18