Health and Safety in Brief

Health and Safety in Brief

by JohnRidleyBScCEngMIMechEFIOSHDMS (Author)

Synopsis

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 authors advice and commentary. By condensing the fundamental contents of the authors 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 aide-memoire for students on the following courses: NEBOSH National Certificate and Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health; IOSH Working Safely and Managing Safely; CIEH Advanced Certificate in Health & Safety in the Workplace; British Safety Council Certificate in Safety Management; and NVQs in Occupational Safety and Health.New in this edition include: The effects of the Woolf Report reforms on UK law; changes in UK law as a result of EU directives, affecting the Chemical (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations; EU led changes in regulations concerning asbestos, lead, and explosive atmospheres and the new EU exposure limits; new accident reporting procedure; and, a concise source of essential legal information and best practice for managers. Acts as a revision aid for IOSH, NEBOSH and other examinations. The bulleted summaries and checklists provide quick access to the information required.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: 3
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published: 03 Jun 2004

ISBN 10: 0750662115
ISBN 13: 9780750662116
Book Overview: * A concise source of essential legal information and best practice for managers * Acts as a revision aid for IOSH, NEBOSH and other examinations * Bulleted summaries and checklists provide quick access to the information required

Media Reviews
An excellent general health and safety reference book ... extremely user-friendly. Safety Management (Review of previous edition)