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648 pages | 52 Color Illus.
Introduction to Health and Safety at Work covers the fundamentals of occupational safety and health for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, this sixth edition provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence. The highly illustrated content covers all of the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and also includes checklists, report forms and record sheets to supplement learning.
Written by renowned authors, the Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is also a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety and is of great value to those studying for level 3 N/SVQ and the NEBOSH National Diploma.
1. Foundations in Health and Safety 2. Health and Safety Management Systems – PLAN 3. Health and Safety Management Systems – Organising – DO Part I 4. Health and Safety Management Systems – Risk Assessment and Controls – DO Part II 5. Health and Safety Management Systems – Monitoring, Investigation and Recording – CHECK 6. Health and Safety Management Systems – Audit and Review – ACT 7. Workplace Hazards and Risk Control 8. Transport Hazards and Risk Control 9. Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control 10. Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control 11. Electrical Safety 12. Fire Safety 13. Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control 14. Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control 15. Summary of the Main Legal Requirements 16. Environment and International Aspects of Health and Safety 17. Study Skills 18. Specimen Answers to Practice Questions 19. International Sources of Information and Guidance