Health and Safety: Risk Management

Health and Safety: Risk Management

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Health and Safety: risk management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. The fully revised and redesigned third edition incorporates the latest developments in legislation, best practice, British Standards and qualification syllabuses.

This authoritative treatment of risk management is essential reading for students working towards degrees, diplomas and post graduate or vocational qualifications in health and safety. Experienced health and safety professionals and managers with health and safety responsibilities will find it invaluable as a desk reference.
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  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 210 x 240 x 24.89mm | 1,228g
  • Wigston, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 0901357413
  • 9780901357410
  • 274,684

Table of contents

Foreword, Introduction, 1. Preliminaries, Part 1.1: Risk management - introduction, 2. Part 1.1 - overview, 3. Risk management - setting the scene, 4. Key elements of risk management, 5. Risk Assessment, 6. Risk control, 7. Safe systems of work, 8. Monitoring and measuring losses, 9. Identifying causes and patterns, 10. Monitoring and measuring conformity, 11. Other elements of occupational health and safety management systems, 12. Communication and training, Part 1.2: Human factors - introduction, 13. Part 1.2 - Common themes and overview, 14. The individual - sensory and perceptual processes, 15. The individual - psychology, 16. The human factors environment, Part 2.1: Risk management - advanced, 17. Part 2.1 - overview, 18. Management systems, 19. Measuring performance, 20. Advanced accident investigation and risk assessment, 21. Advanced risk control techniques, 22. Emergency Planning, 23. Advanced audit and review, Part 2.2: Human factors - advanced, 25. Part 2.2 - overview, 26. Individual differences, 27. Human error, 28. Perception and decision making, 29. External influences on human error, 30. Improving human reliabiltiy, Appendices, 1. NEBOSH syllabus, 2. Vocational standards knowledge requirements, 3. IOSH learning objectives, References and essential reading, Further reading, Index
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About Tony Boyle

Dr Tony Boyle is a freelance consultant specialising in research and development aspects of health and safety. He has extensive consultancy, lecturing and training experience in Europe and has also worked in Hong Kong, Thailand and in the USA.

Tony began his career with the National Institute of Industrial Psychology in 1968. He has held various occupational safety and occupational psychology research and lecturing posts. Until 1998 he was the chairman of the health and safety consultancy HASTAM. He remains a non-executive director of the company.

With a Master's degree in computer expert systems, he has developed several computer programs for use in health, safety and environmental management. He has also produced audit and evaluation systems for a number of organisations.

Tony has published over 50 papers, articles and chapters on accident causation, statistics in accident analyses, micro computer applications and human factors aspects of safety.

He is a Chartered Fellow of IOSH, a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner, a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and a Member of the Institute of Risk Management.
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