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Health and Safety Pocket Book

2nd Edition

By Garry Hunt


472 pages | 35 B/W Illus.

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The second edition of the Health and Safety Pocket Book has been fully revised and updated to include all the relevant legal, HSE ACoP/Guidance and practice references. It remains a handy reference tool for practising health and safety professionals, auditors, managers, HR personnel, employee representatives and anyone with health and safety responsibilities.

The book is an essential compilation of guidance, data and checklists covering a wide range of health and safety topics, supported by extensive key glossary terms. The A–Z arrangement within the chapters and extensive cross-referencing make it easy to navigate, while its size and scope make it the ideal volume for ready reference and site visits. The book will also be useful for health and safety courses at all levels.

Key features include:

    • The principal health and safety legal requirements for every industry
    • Safety management elements and systems
    • Checklists for major hazards affecting all industries
    • A wealth of charts, hard-to-remember details and data
    • A glossary of the main concepts of health and safety
    • A list of important health and safety courses, publications and organisations
    • Revision tips for key examination themes.

Table of Contents

Health and Safety Law

Legal background

The principle statutes

Principal regulations

Approved codes of practice

HSE guidance notes

Health and Safety Management

Health and safety management in practice

Hazard checklists

Health and Safety Information

Tables and figures


Health and Safety Glossary


Accredited training courses in occupational health and safety

Documentation and record keeping requirements

Useful publications and information sources

Professional organisations

Industries – principal legal requirements


About the Author

Garry Hunt has over thirty years’ experience in the field of health and safety. He is a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner, a Fellow Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and a Recognised Safety Practitioner. He is a NEBOSH examiner and sits on the IOSH peer review panel for those seeking Chartered status of the Institution.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety


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