Managing Health and Safety

Managing Health and Safety

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Managing Health and Safety is a comprehensive reference to health and safety law for the busy manager. Written in a practical and accessible way, this handbook enables users to gain a good understanding of the requirements of the law in relation to employees and others. It is an ideal reference for anyone whose role includes responsibility for health and safety.This indispensable handbook demonstrates clearly and simply how to ensure a safe workplace, including:* Carrying out risk assessments* Establishing appropriate record keeping procedures* Instituting proper safety procedures* Recognising areas where specialist advice is essential* Understanding requirements for health and safety in specific situationsThe Handbook features* Clear and practical guidance* Sample documents and forms which can be adapted to meet specific needs, including sample contents for a health and safety policy; accident reporting; risk assessment, etc. * All forms featured included on accompanying CD.* Case notes and examples to illustrate the severe penalties and consequences of failing to allocate resources to safety more

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  • Mixed media product | 350 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1860722970
  • 9781860722974

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Mike Bateman is an experienced Health and Safety Consultant. He has previously worked as an Inspector for the Health and Safety Executive, as well as spending over 15 years as a Health and Safety Manager in industry. He formed his own consultancy in 1991 and has clients including industrial, commercial and public bodies of all sizes. He is a corporate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and a Registered Safety more

Table of contents

HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW; Introduction to health and safety law; Statutory law and its enforcement; Civil law; MANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY; The health and safety policy; Requirements of the Management Regulations; Important elements of health and safety management; Investigating accidents and incidents; Monitoring health and safety; Communication and consultation; Selection and management of contractors; Safe systems of work; Health and safety records and documentation; RISK ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS; General risk assessments; COSHH assessments; Noise assessments; Manual handling assessments; Display screen equipment assessments; Assessment of PPE requirements; Fire; OTHER IMPORTANT HEALTH AND SAFETY TOPICS; Work equipment; The workplace; Electrical safety; Occupational health and first aid; Sources of information and advice; Indexshow more