The Manager's Guide to Health and Safety at Work

The Manager's Guide to Health and Safety at Work

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Health and safety at work is, for many managers, a difficult subject. As well as being steeped in law, it requires a broad knowledge of many disciplines, such as psychology, engineering, chemistry, ergonomics and medicine, each of them a subject in their own right. Now in its eighth edition, this practical guide unravels the legal complexities and explains how to establish systems and procedures for effective health and safety management in any type of organization. Fully revised, it includes important information on new areas including risk management, record keeping standards, HSE management standards and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Filled with expert knowledge, this popular book continues to provide hands-on, jargon-free advice for all levels of management; A Manager's Guide to Health and Safety at Work is an invaluable guide for any manager or student of the subject.Risk assessments in respect of: - workplaces (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and Workplace (Health, ... equipment (Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992); - manual handling operations (Manual Handling Operations Regulations ... of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002); - significant exposure to lead (Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1998);anbsp;...

Title:The Manager's Guide to Health and Safety at Work
Author:Jeremy Stranks
Publisher:Kogan Page Publishers - 2006


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