This topic concentrates on pipelines covered by the Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996 (PSR) and in particular on those pipelines known as major accident hazard pipelines. PSR applies to pipelines in Great Britain and to those in territorial waters and the UK Continental Shelf.

HSE's pipelines website tells you:

  • what HSE does to tackle pipeline issues
  • more about key pipeline health and safety topics

You can also find out more about gas supply and offshore industry health and safety issues on our gas supply and offshore oil and gas industry webpages.

Updated 2021-02-17