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A resource for all managers responsible for the health, safety and welfare of their staff. Many developments have taken place in the field of health and safety management and increasingly managers are being expected to be more knowledgeable in this area. The room for manoeuvre on the part of employers, with regard to the health and safety of their employees, has been dramatically reduced. Furthermore, the courts are being increasingly less sympathetic towards organizations who do not meet the basic requirements of the law. This text should help managers to unravel the complicated legal obligations, and explains how to establish systems and procedures for effective health and safety management.
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  • Book | 252 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
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  • 074943550X
  • 9780749435509

Table of contents

PART 1: HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION Chapter 1: Principle Legal Requirements. Chapter 2: Health and Safety Management. Chapter 3: Reporting, Recording and Investigation of Accidents, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences. Chapter 4: Principles of Accidents Prevention. PART 2: PEOPLE AT WORK. Chapter 5: Human Factors. Chapter 6: Ergonomics. Chapter 7: Stress at Work. PART 3: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH. Chapter 8: Occupational Diseases and Conditions. Chapter 9: First Aid. Chapter 10: Dangerous Substances. PART 4: SAFETY TECHNOLOGY. Chapter 11: Engineering Safety. Chapter 12: Fire Prevention. Chapter 13: Electrical Safety. Chapter 14: Structural Safety. Chapter 15: Construction and Contractors. Chapter 16: Mechanical Handling. Chapter 17: The Working Environment. Chapter 18: Safety in Offices, Workshops and in Catering Operations
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Jeremy Stranks was chief health and safety adviser to the Milk Marketing Board and Dairy Crest Ltd before becoming a consultant and freelance trainer in the areas of occupational health and safety and food safety. He is the author of several books including The Handbook of Health and Safety Practice and the various Guides to Health and Safety in Practice.
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