A practical guide to health and safety issues in the offices of small and large businesses. It provides appropriate background knowledge, practical information and office-based examples on an increasing number of health and safety work place scenarios. This book sets out the common risks associated with running an office. Stand-alone chapters make it ideal for dipping in and out of for advice on specific issues you may be faced with.
Includes chapters on: Risk assessment and risk management, Fire safety, Office and computer equipment, Manual handling, Work-related stress, Harassment and bullying in the workplace, Working at home, Work-related road risk, First aid, Employee rehabilitation following injury or illness, Disability discrimination, Recording and reporting accidents, Insurance, Prosecutions, and Setting up an office.