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.
Onshore and offshore health & safety jobs, a rewarding career in a positive, flexible environment.
Regulates four distinct areas of work: the risk from micro-organisms and biological agents; explosives industries; the gas supply and transportation industry; and mining.
Regulates the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in the Offshore Industry on the UK Continental Shelf - ranging from unmanned gas platforms to large oil and gas production platforms, and floating production installations and drilling rigs.
Regulates onshore major hazard chemical manufacture, distribution and storage, and downstream oil refining. Its main role is ensuring that process safety risks are properly managed and controlled by those who create them.