Effective Management of Health Issues in the Workplace

Effective Management of Health Issues in the Workplace

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As Britain's businesses move away from more traditional industrial manufacturing into office and service industries, so the pattern of work and occupational ill health changes. Stress and musculoskeletal problems are now key issues for health and safety professionals. This book provides a reference to the medical background, and covers management issues and legal implications for non-compliance, concentrating on the costs involved, some of which are hidden, and emphasising good management practice.show more

Product details

  • Loose-leaf | 756 pages
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0754507394
  • 9780754507390

Table of contents

Materials handling; repetitive disorders; adverse environment (noise, climate, toxic); occupational diseases; information systems (DSE); shift working (unsocial hours); vulnerable groups (pregnant, previously ill, young workers, homeworkers); special problems (alcohol, drugs - prescribed and non-prescribed, fatigue, organizational culture and change management, sick building syndrome, psychological injury - ie. stress). (Part contents).show more