CAA Health and Safety Unit (HSU)

Our fact sheet explains what ‘in operation’ and ‘work on board’ means, and the role of a Health and Safety Medical Practitioner.

CAA HSU definitions [PDF 325 KB] 

HSWA - terms and definitions

Get to grips with the many concepts, terms and acronyms that can be found in the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015. Here’s a breakdown of what they mean. It should not be viewed as a definitive guide to the law and ideally should be read in conjunction with the Act.

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 [PDF 420 KB] - terms and definitions