Tolley's Health and Safety at Work Handbook: 2002

Tolley's Health and Safety at Work Handbook: 2002

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Written by a team of experts on health and safety this handbook provides a reference source covering key aspects of health and safety as well as related environmental and employment information in an A-Z format. Providing clear interpretation of legislation and regulations in accordance with HSE guidance, on a range of subjects from accident reporting to workplaces and welfare facilities, the 2002 handbook has been updated on such topics as accident reporting, COMAH, dangerous substances, fire precautions, first aid, lifting machinery, manual handling and workplaces. "Tolley's Health and Safety at Work Handbook" has been updated to include: The aims and objectives of the Governments' "a revitalising Health and Safety Strategy Statement" and their implications for businesses; new "Training" and "Harassment in the Workplace" chapters, new updated risk assessment chapter. In addition the handbook lists the current regulations, statutes, HSE publications and guidance, relevant British standards and useful addresses as well as a new introduction updating readers on recent trends in UK health and safety law and enforcement, with a new section on the management of health and safety at work. This handbook will provide a portable reference book for health and safety managers, enforcement officers in local authorities and government, lawyers advising in this field as well as students on NEBOSH and equivalent courses.show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • forms
  • 0754512606
  • 9780754512608

Table of contents

Introduction; access, traffic routes and vehicles; accident reporting; asbestos; children and young persons; compensation for work injuries diseases; construction and building operations; control of major accident hazards; dangerous substances I ; dangerous substances II; disaster and emergency management systems (new); electricity; emissions into the Atmosphere (use ELPM version); employees; duties to employers and others (new); employers duties to their employees; employers liability insurance; employment protection; enforcement; environmental management; fire and fire precaution; first aid; harassment in the workplace(new); joint consultation in safety; lifting machinery and equipment; lighting; machinery safety; manual handling; noise and vibration; occupational health and diseases; occupiers liability; offices and shops; personal protective equipment; product safety; risk assessment; statements of health & safety policy; training (new); ventilation; work at heights; working time; workplaces.show more