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Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-21093-1
Paperback
432 pages
May 2016
US $22.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Health and Safety at Work 5

Chapter 1: Making Sense of Health and Safety in the Workplace 7

Chapter 2: Setting Your Health and Safety Policy 23

Chapter 3: Engaging Your Workforce with Health and Safety 47

Chapter 4: Assessing Health and Safety Risks in the Workplace 69

Chapter 5: Getting Your House in Order 89

Part II: Managing and Implementing Health and Safety in Your Business 107

Chapter 6: Moving to a Recognised Safety Management System 109

Chapter 7: Developing Safe Systems and Procedures 121

Chapter 8: Monitoring and Reviewing Health and Safety in the Workplace 135

Part III: Controlling Workplace Risks 159

Chapter 9: Tackling Behaviour‐Based Issues: Workplace Woes 161

Chapter 10: Harnessing Gravity and Managing Workplace Transport 177

Chapter 11: Unpacking Manual Handling and Other Ergonomic Risks 197

Chapter 12: Working Safely with Machinery 215

Chapter 13: Shocking Truths: Electrical Safety 233

Chapter 14: Fanning the Flames: Fire Risk 251

Chapter 15: Getting the Chemistry Right: Controlling Hazardous Substances 271

Chapter 16: Making Waves: Tackling Noise, Vibration and Radiation 291

Part IV: Going the Extra Mile 309

Chapter 17: Wrestling with Health and Safety Law 311

Chapter 18: Developing a Positive Safety Culture: Factoring in

Human Behaviour 331

Chapter 19: Cracking Process Safety 349

Part V: The Part of Tens 363

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Get Risk Assessment Wrong 365

Chapter 21: Ten Neat Tools to Help You Assess Risks and Choose Controls 375

Chapter 22: Ten Great Health and Safety Websites 385

Index 391

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