Do you need to get to grips with health and safety principles but don’t have time to wade through reams of legislation and guidance? Do you need practical step-by-step guidance on health and safety issues for your small business? Then this is the book for you.
Building on the success of the first edition, this fully revised Easy Guide to Health and Safety 2nd edition introduces the health and safety issues which the self-employed and managers, directors and staff with health and safety responsibilities in small businesses face every day.
Written in plain English, this new edition will take you through the principles of health and safety in a clear, jargon-free manner. Fully revised and packed with practical guidance, the Easy Guide to Health and Safety will ensure that you are well equipped to keep yourself and others safe in the workplace.
1. What is health and safety all about? 2. Managing health and safety, 3. Framework of health, safety and fire law, 4. Control of safety hazards, 5. Hazardous substances - Health hazards, 6. Physical and psychological health hazards, 7. Construction and contractors, 8. Incidents and emergencies, 9. Sources of information and guidance.