This book is ideal as an introduction to health and safety and is layed out in clear easy to follow sections. This book gives quick referance to both employers and employees to what needs to be covered in the most common health and safety situations. it covers Law,management responsibilitys, Human Resources,Workplace safety, Fire safety and a lot more.
In plain English, John Ridley guides the reader through Health and Safety legislation and explains how to comply with it in practical terms. The text is clearly laid out, distinguishing between bulleted summaries of legislative requirements and the author's advice and commentary.
By condensing the fundamental contents of the author's acclaimed Safety at Work into a practical and affordable volume, Health and Safety in Brief has established itself as a valuable handbook for safety representatives and managers, as well as an essential revision aid for students on introductory health & safety and general management courses such as: * NEBOSH National Certificate and Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health * IOSH Managing Safely * CIEH Advanced Certificate in Health & Safety in the Workplace * British Safety Council Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health * NVQs in Occupational Safety and Health * Chartered Management Institute's Level 5 Diploma in Management
New in this edition: * Completely revised coverage of fire safety in line with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order * Construction safety incorporates new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and new Working at Heights Regulations * Coverage of changes in employment law, including age discrimination and working time * More on the effects of the Woolf Report
* A concise source of essential legal information and best practice for managers * Acts as a revision aid for IOSH, NEBOSH and other H&S examinations * Bulleted summaries and checklists provide quick access to the information required