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Health and Safety at Work

Health and Safety at Work

An Essential Guide for Managers

Jeremy Stranks

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Establish the proper systems and procedures for effective health and safety management and the legal requirements that businesses need to be aware of with this guide for UK employers.

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About the book

This practical guide for employers in the UK continues to provide managers with the essential advice on how to establish health and safety procedures in organizations. Written in jargon-free language, Health and Safety at Work cuts through the legal complexities to enable you to fully understand the law and its implications for your business. Filled with expert knowledge and written in an accessible style, this book equips you with the legal and practical knowledge you need to protect your employees and your business.

This 10th Edition of the indispensable guide, Health and Safety at Work, has been updated to comply with all recent changes and additions to Health and Safety law including The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and increased legislation and prioritisation of issues of stress at work. This new edition also comes with downloadable online resources and templates that you can use in your business.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - 01: Health and Safety Management and Administration;
    • Chapter - 01: Principal Legal Requirements;
    • Chapter - 02: Health and Safety Management;
    • Chapter - 03: Reporting, Recording and Investigation of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences ;
    • Chapter - 04: Principles of Accident Prevention;
  • Section - 02: People at Work;
    • Chapter - 05: Human Factors;
    • Chapter - 06: Ergonomics;
    • Chapter - 07: Stress at Work;
  • Section - 03: Occupational Health;
    • Chapter - 08: Occupational Diseases and Conditions;
    • Chapter - 09: First Aid;
    • Chapter - 10: Dangerous Substances;
  • Section - 04: 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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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749478179
  • Edition: 10
  • Published: 3rd May 2016
  • Paperback
  • Format: 235x155
  • 344 pages

About the Author

Jeremy Stranks is a Fellow of both the CIEH and IOSH and a Registered Safety Practitioner. He is a freelance trainer, consultant and expert witness, in addition to being the author of many books on health and safety.

Jeremy Stranks