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2nd Edition

Health and Safety Pocket Book

ISBN 9781138091467
Published February 16, 2018 by Routledge
492 Pages 35 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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


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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.