International Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide
for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
This companion to the renowned International Health and Safety at Work textbook by Hughes and Ferrett is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Fully updated to the 2019 specification, the revision guide provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks, helping readers to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide links back to the International Health and Safety at Work textbook, helping students to consolidate their learning.
Small and portable making it ideal for use anywhere – at home, in the classroom or on the move – the revision guide suggests useful tips on study and examination technique. It includes practice questions and answers based on NEBOSH exam questions, providing everything you need for productive revision in one handy reference.
Now in its third edition, the International Health and Safety Revision Guide, written by the renowned health and safety author and former NEBOSH Vice Chairman Ed Ferrett, is an invaluable tool for students as they prepare for their NEBOSH exam and for their subsequent health and safety work.
Table of Contents
Preface; List of Principal Abbreviations for International Guide; Unit IG1 Management of International Health and Safety; 1.1 The moral financial and legal reasons for health and safety management; 1.2 Health and safety management systems and policy; 1.3 Health and safety management of people and processes; 1.4 Health and safety management of risk and controls; 1.5 Health and safety monitoring and measuring; Unit IG2 Risk Assessment; 2.1 Physical and psychological health; 2.2 Muscoskeletal health; 2.3 Chemical and biological agents; 2.4 General workplace issues; 2.5 Work equipment; 2.6 Fire; 2.7 Elecricity; Useful Additional Construction Topics; Specimen Answers to NEBOSH Examination Questions
Ed Ferrett was a member of the NEBOSH Board from 1995 until 2010 and Vice Chair from 1999 to 2008. He has delivered many health and safety courses and has been a lecturer in NEBOSH courses for various course providers. He has been an External Examiner for an MSc course and BSc course in health and safety at two UK universities, a Reporting Inspector for Independent Further and Higher Education with the British Accreditation Council and a NEBOSH Ambassador. Ed was a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Member of IOSH.