HSE and first aid at work
HSE is responsible for the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989.
These responsibilities include:
- reviewing and maintaining the Regulations, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance;
- enforcing the Regulations;
- responding to requests for information and advice; and
- approving training organisations providing first aid at work (FAW), offshore first aid or offshore medic courses.