This text outlines the principles and practices of construction health and safety management. It is written to support the study of health and safety on professionally accredited undergraduate built environment degree programmes. The text introduces and informs the reader of issues, concepts, legislation and practice pertinent to the sound development of knowledge and practice requisite for effective construction health and safety management.
Contents: 1. Issues Related to the Safety Performance of the UK Construction Industry -- 2. The Legal Framework and Enforcement of Construction Health and Safety -- 3. UK Construction Health and Safety Law -- 4. The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 -- 5. Key Site Health and Safety Hazards and Control Measures -- 6. Principles and Practice of Health and Safety Risk Assessment -- 7. Managing for Health and Wellbeing -- 8. The (Principal) Contractor's Health and Safety Management System -- 9. Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture.