Health and Safety Products

  • Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Tony Moore, Raj Lakha

    The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 modernised the UK’s approach to disaster and emergency management, taking into account the kinds of threats the country faces in the 21st century, including terrorist threats and threats to the environment. This third edition of the Tolley’s Handbook of Disaster and…

    Hardback – 2006-10-12
    Routledge

  • Tolley's Practical Risk Assessment Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Mike Bateman

    Risk assessment has become the backbone of health and safety management in the UK and elsewhere. Employers have a legal duty to prove that risk assessments have been carried out and to ensure that appropriate precautions have been implemented.Mike Bateman demystifies the risk assessment process and…

    Paperback – 2006-08-03
    Routledge

  • Worker Safety Under Siege: Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated World

    Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated World, 1st Edition

    By Vernon Mogensen

    This eye-opening book shows how the rights of workers to safe and healthful workplaces are under greater attack today than at any time since the passage of the landmark Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This collection is organized around three thematic issues that pose significant…

    Paperback – 2006-03-15
    Routledge

  • Safety with Machinery

    2nd Edition

    By John Ridley, Dick Pearce

    John Ridley and Dick Pearce, both recognized specialists in machinery safety, guide the reader through the various standards, regulations and best practices relating to the safe design and use of machinery and show which standard is relevant for which type of machine. Safety with Machinery provides…

    Hardback – 2005-12-12
    Routledge

  • Occupational Audiometry

    1st Edition

    By MaryAnne Maltby

    The EU Physical Agents Directive on Noise, which will be implemented into UK law in February 2006, will reduce noise action levels drastically. Under the new regulations, many more industries, which have so far not been associated with high noise levels such as restaurants and call centres, will…

    Paperback – 2005-09-12
    Routledge

  • Stress at Work

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Stranks

    Work-related stress and resulting sickness absence costs the UK economy about £3.7 billion every year (HSE research). In this jargon-free guide, Jeremy Stranks explains what stress is and what causes it, how people respond to stress and cope with it, how stress can be evaluated and managed and what…

    Paperback – 2005-03-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Noise and Vibration at Work

    1st Edition

    By Tim South

    New EU Physical Agents Directives on Noise and Vibration will be incorporated into UK law by February 2006. Explicit action levels for vibration will be introduced, while the action levels for noise will be drastically cut. In order to comply with these Directives, companies need to assess noise…

    Paperback – 2004-08-21
    Routledge

  • Buying Homes in Radon-Affected Areas

    (BR 464), 1st Edition

    By Chris Scivyer

    This guide provides practical advice to anyone who is involved in the buying and selling of homes in areas affected by radon. It explains in simple terms what radon is, the health risks, where it is found, how to measure it and practical methods for reducing the risk from radon. It gives a…

    Paperback – 2004-02-14
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Blame Machine: Why Human Error Causes Accidents

    1st Edition

    By Robert Whittingham

    The Blame Machine describes how disasters and serious accidents result from recurring, but potentially avoidable, human errors. It shows how such errors are preventable because they result from defective systems within a company. From real incidents, you will be able to identify common causes of…

    Paperback – 2003-12-05
    Routledge

  • Tolley's Risk Assessment Workbook Series: Utilities

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ellis, Jaan Stanton

    Risk assessment is the key to successful management of health and safety at work. Risk assessments are carried out in order to quantify and evaluate the significance of workplace hazards so that appropriate control measures can be put in place.Usually, a written record of the assessment is required…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    Routledge

  • Tolley's Managing Stress in the Workplace

    1st Edition

    By Carole Spiers

    With one in five workers reported as having felt under extreme pressure at work, stress Is overtaking the common cold as the biggest cause of absence from work.Cases such as Walker v Northumberland County Council [1995] have put stress firmly on the workplace agenda. The HSE has established stress…

    Paperback – 2003-11-16
    Routledge

  • Tolley's Guide to Managing Employee Health

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Hawkins

    Work-related illness and injury is costing organisations in the UK up to £18 billion per year. As employers have statutory duties under both the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 with regard to occupational health, it is…

    Paperback – 2003-11-15
    Routledge

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