A Study Book for the NEBOSH National Diploma

A Study Book for the NEBOSH National Diploma : Unit B - Hazardous Agents in the Workplace

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The Fourth Edition of this essential health and safety guide has been revised to meet the February 2010 specification for the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. The series of Study Books for NEBOSH National Diploma consists of three books, Managing Health and Safety, Hazardous Agents in the Workplace, and Workplace and Work Equipment. They are designed to provide a health and safety knowledge base for those studying to NEBOSH National Diploma. This publication, together with the other two study books, is an excellent reference source for those active at NVQ Level 5, or undertaking University Diploma programmes and equivalent qualifications. They are also a valuable reference source for qualified health and safety practitioners and those with line management responsibilities for health and safety practitioners and those with line management responsibilities for health and safety. The books, where appropriate, are supported by a variety of photographs and sketches; together with an abridged reference to legislation which students have found particularly useful. The NEBOSH National Diploma is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) at Level 10 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is broadly comparable to a Vocationally-Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 6 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). Both are comparable to Honours degree level. The NEBOSH National Diploma syllabus is mapped against the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Safety (Practitioner units) and reflects the management model in HSG65 'Successful Health and Safety Management' - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guide on how organisations should manage health and safety.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 210 x 296 x 20mm | 1,401.59g
  • RMS Publishing
  • Stourbridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 1906674094
  • 9781906674090

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Table of contents

This study book, Hazardous Agents in the Workplace, is written to fulfil the criteria for the NEBOSH syllabus Unit B: Principles of toxicology and epidemiology; Hazardous substances and other chemicals - assessment of risk; Hazardous substances and other chemicals - engineering controls and personal protective equipment; Monitoring and measuring; Biological agents; Physical agents 1 - noise and vibration; Physical agents 2 - radiation; Psychosocial agents; Musculoskeletal risks and controls; Work environment risks and controls; Managing occupational health; Relevant statutory provisions.show more