Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work : Handbook for the NEBOSH General Certificate

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This handbook is based on the QCA (Qualification and Curriculum Authority) accredited NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus as revised in 2001. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, risk control and standards required by a manager or supervisor with health and safety responsibilities. It is designed as an introduction to health and safety for anyone aiming at professional status in the industry. The text is illustrated throughout and has been designed to ensure easy assimilation of the information to assist those preparing for the NEBOSH Certificate examinations as part of a course with an accredited more

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  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 0754512517
  • 9780754512516

Table of contents

1. Understanding the basic framework 2. Developing a policy 3. Organising for health and safety 4. Creating a positive culture 5. Assessing risks 6. Controlling risks a. Concepts b. Standards; i. People movement ii. Manual Handling iii. Tools and equipment iv. Falls from height v. Machinery vi. Electricity vii. Vehicles viii. Fire ix. Construction x. Health risks - ergonomic and physical xi. Health risks control options 7. Measuring and reviewing performance 8. Summarising the main legal requirementsshow more