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Safety at work

Call no.:
363.11 CHAs
Edition:
8th ed.
Author:
Length:
xxviii, 1031 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher:
Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge
Year:
2014
ISBN-ISSN:
9780415656962
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:

The leading book on the subject of occupational health & safety revised in line with recent UK legislation and practice.  It is widely accepted as the most authoritative guide to health and safety in the workplace. Offering detailed coverage of the fundamentals and background in the field, this book is essential reading for health and safety professionals or small company owners. Students on occupational health and safety courses at diploma, bachelor and masters level will find this book invaluable, providing students with the technical grounding required to succeed. 

Contents:
Part 1 Law
1.1 Explaining the law 
1.2 Principle health and safety acts
1.3 Influences on health and safety 
1.4 Law of contract
1.6 Consumer protection
1.7 Insurance cover and compensation
1.8 Civil liability

Part 2 The management of risk
2.1 An introduction to risk management
2.2 Principles of the management of risk
2.3 Risk management: organisation and administration for safety
2.4 Risk management: techniques and practices 
2.5 The collection and use of accident and incident data
2.6 Practical safety management: systems and techniques
2.7 The individual and safety 
2.8 Risk management and behaviour modification

Part 3 Occupational health and hygiene
3.1 The structure and functions of the human body
3.2 Occupational diseases 
3.3 Occupational hygiene 
3.4 Radiation 
3.5 Noise and vibration
3.6 Workplace pollution, heat and ventilation
3.7 Lighting 
3.8 Applied ergonomics

Part 4 Workplace safety
4.1 Science in engineering safety 
4.2 Fire precautions 
4.3 Safe use of machinery
4.4 Electricity
4.5 Statutory examination of plant and equipment
4.6 Safety on construction sites
4.7 Managing chemicals safely

Part 5 The environment
5.1 The environment: issues, concepts and strategies
5.2 Environmental management systems
5.3 Waste management
5.4 Chemicals and the environment
5.5 The environment at large 

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