Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction has been specially written for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, the fifth edition provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence.
The book covers all the essential elements of health and safety management in construction including the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards. Highly illustrated, with information provided in a clear, easily accessible format, it also provides checklists and record sheets to supplement learning.
The only textbook endorsed for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, the Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is also suitable for construction courses in the UK and overseas and serves as a comprehensive reference for managers and professionals within the construction industry.
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. Construction Law and Management 8. Construction Site Issues – Hazards and Risk Control 9. Vehicle and Plant Movement – Hazards and Risk Control 10. Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control 11. Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control 12. Electrical Safety 13. Fire Safety 14. Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control 15. Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control 16. Working at Height – Hazards and Risk Control 17. Excavation Work and Confined Spaces – Hazards and Risk Control 18. Demolition and Deconstruction – Hazards and Risk Control 19. Summary of the Main Legal Requirements 20. Environment and International Aspects of Health and Safety 21. Study skills 22. Specimen answers to practice questions 23. International Sources of Information and Guidance