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Health & Safety at Work Essentials

The One-stop Guide for Anyone Responsible for Health and Safety Issues in the Workplace
eBook

Find out how your business can simply comply with the extensive range of health and safety rules and regulations.

Written by specialists in health and safety, Health & Safety at Work is a handy, 'one-stop' guide for anyone responsible for health and safety issues in the workplace.

It sets out the background to health and safety law and provides practical health and safety advice on how to:

  • Prepare your own health and safety policy document
  • Know your legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Assess the health and safety risks in the workplace
  • Produce your own health and safety risk assessment
  • Provide health and safety information to your employees or colleagues
  • Deal with the dangers of manual handling and VDU work
  • Survey the health of your staff
  • Get health and safety insurance
  • React when a health and safety accident occurs
  • Deal with a health and safety emergency
  • Train your workforce in good health and safety practice
  • Cope with an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive
  • Defend against Health & Safety Executive prosecutions

    Now in its sixth edition, Health & Safety at Work has just been updated to include details of recent health and safety legislation relevant to employers, amendments to existing health and safety legislation and recent health and safety statistics.

    In particular, this new edition of Health & Safety at Work covers the REACH Regulations, the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, changes to sentencing and recoverability of defence costs in criminal health and safety prosecutions and information on pandemics.

    Health & Safety at Work Contents:

  • Your legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Registering your business
  • Providing health and safety information to employees - the health and safety law poster, first aiders and the accident book
  • Preparing your own health and safety policy document
  • What to do when a health and safety accident occurs
  • Health and safety signs
  • How to produce your own health and safety risk assessment
  • Health and safety dangers of manual handling and VDU work
  • Dealing with employees with a disability or who are pregnant
  • Health surveillance
  • Health and safety insurance provisions
  • Health and safety emergency procedures
  • How to cope with an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive
  • How to defend against Health and Safety Executive prosecutions
  • Specific health and safety dangers in the workplace - slipping and tripping, noise, vibration, hazardous substances, working at height, machinery, construction, company vehicles, stress and many more...

    6th edition. Valid in England & Wales.


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    Publisher: Lawpack Publishing Limited Edition: 6

    OverDrive Read

    • ISBN: 9781906971892
    • Release date: December 30, 2010

    EPUB eBook

    • ISBN: 9781906971892
    • File size: 2299 KB
    • Release date: December 30, 2010

    Formats

    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook

    subjects

    Law Nonfiction

    Languages

    English

    Find out how your business can simply comply with the extensive range of health and safety rules and regulations.

    Written by specialists in health and safety, Health & Safety at Work is a handy, 'one-stop' guide for anyone responsible for health and safety issues in the workplace.

    It sets out the background to health and safety law and provides practical health and safety advice on how to:

  • Prepare your own health and safety policy document
  • Know your legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Assess the health and safety risks in the workplace
  • Produce your own health and safety risk assessment
  • Provide health and safety information to your employees or colleagues
  • Deal with the dangers of manual handling and VDU work
  • Survey the health of your staff
  • Get health and safety insurance
  • React when a health and safety accident occurs
  • Deal with a health and safety emergency
  • Train your workforce in good health and safety practice
  • Cope with an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive
  • Defend against Health & Safety Executive prosecutions

    Now in its sixth edition, Health & Safety at Work has just been updated to include details of recent health and safety legislation relevant to employers, amendments to existing health and safety legislation and recent health and safety statistics.

    In particular, this new edition of Health & Safety at Work covers the REACH Regulations, the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, changes to sentencing and recoverability of defence costs in criminal health and safety prosecutions and information on pandemics.

    Health & Safety at Work Contents:

  • Your legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Registering your business
  • Providing health and safety information to employees - the health and safety law poster, first aiders and the accident book
  • Preparing your own health and safety policy document
  • What to do when a health and safety accident occurs
  • Health and safety signs
  • How to produce your own health and safety risk assessment
  • Health and safety dangers of manual handling and VDU work
  • Dealing with employees with a disability or who are pregnant
  • Health surveillance
  • Health and safety insurance provisions
  • Health and safety emergency procedures
  • How to cope with an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive
  • How to defend against Health and Safety Executive prosecutions
  • Specific health and safety dangers in the workplace - slipping and tripping, noise, vibration, hazardous substances, working at height, machinery, construction, company vehicles, stress and many more...

    6th edition. Valid in England & Wales.


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