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.

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