Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

The Handbook for the Nebosh National General Certificate

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080970702

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

View: 4330

Learn more about health and safety with this NEBOSH-endorsed textbook, written and designed specifically to help you pass your course. Matched to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) Practice NEBOSH questions and sample answers based on recent examinations at the end of each chapter allow you to test your knowledge and increase your understanding All relevant legislation is summarised for quick reference Introduction to Health and Safety at Work, 5th edition covers the basics of occupational safety and health. The book is the definitive handbook to the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from NEBOSH with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcomes and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. It is highly illustrated with over 60 new diagrams and photographs in full colour making learning easy for all. There is a companion website with editable training slides and illustrations to help tutors deliver health and safety courses. This book is a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety and is also of great value to those studying for level 3 N/SVQ and the IOSH Managing Safely Award. It covers all the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes checklists, report forms and record sheets. In addition, useful topics outside the syllabus have been included and an additional chapter to cover other aspects of health and safety and related topics that many readers will find helpful on completion of the course – construction activities, environmental considerations and international issues New in this edition: Fully restructured in line with new 2010 NEBOSH syllabus Inclusion of a summary of the Report on Health and Safety 'Common Sense Common Safety' by Lord Young Gives particular regard to changes in legislation relating to the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations, the Control of Artificial Radiation at Work Regulations, Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP4) and the European Classification, Packaging and labelling regulations A chapter with guidance on searching the internet with a range of significant Occupational health and Safety Websites. There are dozens of internet references throughout the book Since the Practical Application NGC3 has been significantly revised, Chapter 20 includes a sample practical application based on the new scope and format A companion website with downloadable tutor and student support materials, including editable PowerPoint slides and a set of full colour electronic 'spot the hazard' inspection exercises is available at: www.routledge.com/cw/hughes Phil Hughes MBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health & safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Years Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.

International Health and Safety at Work

for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317556704

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 658

View: 8872

International Health and Safety at Work has been specially written in simple English for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, this third edition provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence. Clear, easily accessible information is presented in full colour, with discussion of essential principles such as ILO and OSH conventions as well as legal frameworks from a range of countries. Aligned to the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Practice questions and answers to test knowledge and increase understanding Complete with a companion website containing extra resources for tutors and students at www.routledge.com/cw/hughes The only textbook endorsed for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Health and Safety, International Health and Safety at Work remains the most effective tool for those working to fit international health and safety standards to local needs and practice.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317935098

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 648

View: 3046

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work covers the fundamentals of occupational safety and health for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, this sixth edition provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence. The highly illustrated content covers all of the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and also includes checklists, report forms and record sheets to supplement learning. Aligned to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Practice questions and answers to test knowledge and increase understanding Complete with a companion website containing extra resources for tutors and students at www.routledge.com/cw/hughes Written by renowned authors, the Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is also a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety and is of great value to those studying for level 3 N/SVQ and the NEBOSH National Diploma.

Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

For the NEBOSH National General Certificate

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415519799

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 198

View: 1433

"This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work will help you prepare for the written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) It provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks and will help you learn and memorise the most important areas. Colour is used to highlight key information and links are provided back to the main Introduction to Health and Safety at Work text to help you consolidate your learning. - Small and portable making it ideal for use anywhere: at home, in the classroom or on the move - Includes specimen questions and answers from recent examination papers - Everything you need for productive revision in one handy reference source This revision guide is written by an experienced lecturer who has spent many years helping students become accredited by NEBOSH. Ed Ferrett is former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses with both public and private course providers. He is a Chartered Engineer and Health and Safety Consultant"--Provided by publisher.

Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136080619

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 724

View: 5619

This NEBOSH-endorsed textbook is matched to the latest syllabus of the National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health. Within the construction industry the need for specialist health and safety training is high due to the high risks involved. This is reflected in recent legislation such as CDM 2007 and explains the consistent demand for courses and learning materials. The text is easy to read, highly illustrated in full color, and supported with checklists, report forms and record sheets used currently in the industry. Students are supported with end-of-chapter questions, a study skills chapter and specimen assignments including specimen answers. As NEBOSH actively grow their qualifications internationally, demand for this book and it’s sister titles continues to increase overseas. High growth markets are the Middle East, Malaysia, India and China.

Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Author: Ed Dr Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317424123

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 218

View: 8453

This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Fully updated to the latest NEBOSH National General Certificate specifications (April 2015), the revision guide provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks, helping readers to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Introduction to Health and Safety at Work textbook, helping students to consolidate their learning. · Small and portable making it ideal for use anywhere: at home, in the classroom or on the move · Suggests useful tips on study and examination technique · Includes practice questions and answers based on NEBOSH exam questions · Everything you need for productive revision in one handy reference The Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide, written by the renowned health and safety author and former NEBOSH Vice Chairman Ed Ferrett, will be an invaluable tool for students as they prepare for their NEBOSH exam and for their subsequent health and safety work.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Revision Cards

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1856177025

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 190

View: 4983

When used alongside Introduction to Health and Safety at Work (ISBN 978-1-85617-668-2), these revision cards will prepare you for the two written assessments of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.

Introduction to International Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136392475

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 592

View: 9645

This NEBOSH-endorsed textbook will introduce you to the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace, whether studying for a course or in need of more information on the subject as part of your job. Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is the definitive handbook to the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from NEBOSH, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail, and all relevant legislation summarized for quick reference. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcomes and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations, and a chapter of sample answers can be found at the end of the book. This book is also of great value to those studying for other health and safety courses, or as a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with day-to-day health and safety issues. It covers all the essential elements of health and safety management: the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards, and includes checklists, report forms and record sheets. In addition, useful topics outside the syllabus have been included, as well as a new chapter to cover other aspects of health and safety and related areas that many readers will find helpful on completion of their course, including environmental considerations and international issues.

Principles of Health and Safety at Work

Author: Allan St John Holt,Jim Allen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317341260

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 556

View: 7920

This is a reprint of ISBN 978-0-901-35743-4 Widely acknowledged as the one stop summary of health and safety fundamentals, Principles covers law, safety technology, occupational health and hygiene and safety management techniques. Originally written by the late international health and safety expert Allan St John Holt, this new edition has been comprehensively updated by Allan's colleague Jim Allen. The book is designed as a concise, accessible introduction to health and safety basics and includes revision notes and a wide range of references. It is a first class resource for NEBOSH Certificate students.

Health and Safety at Work For Dummies

Author: RRC

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119210933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 655

Are you complying with health and safety regulations in the workplace? Making mistakes in many areas of health and safety can be both incredibly dangerous and hugely costly. So what can you do to avoid hazards and expensive, time-consuming legal battles? That's where Health & Safety at Work For Dummies comes in. Cutting through the clutter, it provides you with the practical, must-know information you need to ensure your workplace is a suitably safe environment that complies with government health and safety rules and regulations. Did you know that in 2014, 1.2 million working people suffered from work-related illnesses, 2,535 mesothelioma deaths occurred due to past asbestos exposure and 133 workers were killed on the job? The list goes on – and the statistics are staggering. Health & Safety at Work For Dummies shows you how to keep your employees safe from becoming another statistic in this frightening data. Arming you with critical information needed to adhere to health and safety regulations, it offers expert guidance on managing and implementing health and safety in your business, controlling workplace risks, going the extra mile in following orders and much more. Offers an easy-to-follow overview for getting started with health and safety Provides tips and advice for planning your health and safety management Includes guidance on monitoring and reviewing your health and safety systems Clearly demonstrates how to organize and motivate your workforce to comply with rules and regulations You can't afford to run a business that doesn't provide a safe work environment. Be smart, safe and proactive with the help of this essential guide.

International Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415519802

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 197

View: 740

"This Guide has been designed to be used together with the NEBOSH International General Certificate syllabus and the textbook. Introduction to International Health and Safety at Work by Hughes and Ferrett. The guide gives only a basic summary of the NEBOSH International General Certificate course and a full explanation of all the topics is given in the text book.The Revision Guide has the following features; It follows the latest NEBOSH International General Certificate syllabus; Revision notes for each of the elements of the two units IGC1 Management of international health and safety and IGC2 Controlling international workplace risks; A summary of the learning outcomes and key points is given for each element; Important diagrams are included to help revision; There is a final section to advise on preparation for the examination and some specimen answers to both long and short answer question taken from recent NEBOSH examination papers. The Revision Guide will also be useful to those who work outside the UK and have specific health and safety responsibilities in their jobs and those who are studying on other courses that include important health and safety elements, for example courses in Engineering, Business Studies, the Health Services and Retail andHotel Management. The compact size of the Revision Guide ensures that they can be easily carried and used for revision at any time or place. They should be used throughout the course alongside the textbook and course hand-outs"--Provided by publisher.

Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

Author: Jonathan Backhouse,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317194977

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 244

View: 2163

The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook Fire Safety and Risk Management: for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, it will also serve as a useful aide-mémoire for those in fire safety roles. The book: provides practical revision guidance and strategies for students; highlights the key information for each learning outcome of the current NEBOSH syllabus; gives students opportunities to test their knowledge based on NEBOSH-style questions and additional exercises; provides details of publically available guidance documents that students will be able to refer to. The revision guide is fully aligned to the current NEBOSH syllabus, providing complete coverage in bite-sized chunks, helping students to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Fire Safety and Risk Management textbook, helping students to consolidate their learning.

Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction

The Handbook for the NEBOSH Construction Certificate

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0080970680

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 724

View: 9141

Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is the definitive handbook for the National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety from NEBOSH (May 2010 specification), with each element of the syllabus explained in detail, and all the relevant legislation summarised for quick reference. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning objectives and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations, and a chapter of sample answers can be found at the end of the book. This book covers the specific health and safety challenges faced by the construction industry, as well as the basics of occupational health and safety in general. It covers all the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards, and includes checklists, report forms and record sheets. The books is also relevant for built environment and construction courses both in the UK and overseas, as well as providing a handy reference for managers and qualified professionals dealing with day-to-day health and safety issues. New to this edition: Over 60 new diagrams and photographs in full colour Restructured in line with 2010 NEBOSH syllabus Covers new regulations on Tower Cranes, Supply of machinery (safety) Regulations 2008, Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work, Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP4), and European Classification: Packaging and Labelling Beyond the syllabus there is a chapter on environmental protection, including the new Environmental Permitting Regime A summary of Lord Young's 2010 Report Common Sense, Common Safety A chapter with guidance on searching the internet, with a range of significant health and safety websites where readers can access huge amounts of guidance and statistical data A companion website with downloadable tutor and student support materials, including editable PowerPoint slides and a set of full colour electronic 'spot the hazard' inspection exercises is available at: www.routledge.com/cw/hughes

The Study Book for the NEBOSH National General Certificate

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781900420877

Category:

Page: 388

View: 2729

A reference book to support a course of study for the 'NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) National General Certificate' qualification - a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety.

Introduction to Fire Safety Management

Author: Andrew Furness,Martin Muckett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750680687

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 419

View: 7698

Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but linked into an effective health and safety management system. Introduction to Fire Safety Management has been developed for the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management and is also suitable for other NVQ level 3 and 4 fire safety courses. The text is highly illustrated in full colour, easy to read and supported by checklists, report forms and record sheets. This practical approach makes the book a valuable reference for health and safety professionals, fire officers, facility managers, safety reps, managers, supervisors and HR personnel in companies, as well as fire safety engineers, architects, construction managers and emergency fire services personnel. Andrew Furness CFIOSH, GIFireE, Dip2OSH, MIIRSM, MRSH, is Managing Director of Salvus Consulting Limited who specialise in Fire Safety. He was the chairman of the NEBOSH / IOSH working party that developed the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management certificate. Martin Muckett MA, MBA, CMIOSH, MIFireE, Dip2OSH, former Principal Health and Safety Advisor to The Fire Service Inspectorate and Principal Fire Safety Officer, Martin is currently Salvus Consulting Limited's Senior Fire Safety Trainer / Consultant. * Fully covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Includes a summary of legislation relevant to fire safety, ideal as a reference for students as well as practitioners

Health and Safety Pocket Book

Author: Jeremy Stranks

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136399402

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 9979

The Health and Safety Pocket Book is a handy reference tool for practising health and safety professionals, auditors, managers, HR personnel, employee representatives and anyone with health and safety responsibilities. It is an essential compilation of guidance, data and checklists covering a wide range of health and safety topics, supported by extensive key glossary terms. The A-Z arrangement within the chapters and extensive cross-referencing make the book easy to navigate, while its size and scope make it the ideal volume for ready reference and site visits. The book will also be useful for health and safety courses at all levels. Key features include: The principal health and safety legal requirements for every industry Safety management elements and systems Checklists for major hazards affecting all industries A wealth of charts, hard to remember details and data A glossary of the main concepts of health and safety A list of important health and safety courses, publications and organisations Jeremy Stranks has over 40 years' experience in occupational safety and health enforcement, management consultancy and training. He is a founding member of NEBOSH and has lectured on all aspects of health and safety. His company Safety & Hygiene Consultants offers organisations advice in the preparation of Statements of Health and Safety Policy, risk assessment and safety monitoring procedures, together with in-house training for all levels of management. He also undertakes expert witness work in both criminal and civil cases.

International Health and Safety at Work

for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317556704

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 658

View: 2913

International Health and Safety at Work has been specially written in simple English for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, this third edition provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence. Clear, easily accessible information is presented in full colour, with discussion of essential principles such as ILO and OSH conventions as well as legal frameworks from a range of countries. Aligned to the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Practice questions and answers to test knowledge and increase understanding Complete with a companion website containing extra resources for tutors and students at www.routledge.com/cw/hughes The only textbook endorsed for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Health and Safety, International Health and Safety at Work remains the most effective tool for those working to fit international health and safety standards to local needs and practice.

Essential Health and Safety Study Skills

Author: Jonathan Backhouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136230254

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

View: 3819

Studying for exams, working in teams, writing detailed yet succinct reports and importantly time management aren’t second nature to most, so this book provides clear guidance and will be an essential tool for anyone taking a health and safety course. For many students the learning experience will be a return to studying after some considerable time so this book combines practical advice with helpful exam-related information. Case studies and activities based on key health and safety topics that are covered by most Awarding Bodies Guidance on how to take both multiple-choice and written exams; with details on how to answer the action verbs, used in exams questions; including identify and outline Key principles teach how to Receive the information; Remember the information; and Recall the information for your exam

Managing Safety

A Guide for Executives

Author: Kishor Bhagwati

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527609598

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 235

View: 6316

What are accidents? Are they just statistics that your safety department sends to you monthly and which you glance over and ask yourself whether the safety professional you have employed is doing his job right? Aimed primarily at top and middle management, this book adopts the new approach to preventing serious incidents rather than minimal compliance with regulations. It takes you step-by-simple-step to show how accidents can be avoided with little effort and money, allowing you to reap the rewards such an injury-free culture brings: higher worker morale, better product quality, and maximum productivity. Plus the inner satisfaction of reaching a goal that is worth striving for, namely zero accidents.

Foundations of Forensic Document Analysis

Theory and Practice

Author: Michael J. Allen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118729935

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 2006

Forensic document examination is a long established specialty and its practitioners have regularly been shown to have acquired skills that enable them to assist the judicial process. This book, aimed primarily at students studying forensic science and document examination in particular, introduces all of the essential ideas that are to be found in the work of the forensic document examiner in a concise and straightforward way. Each examination type is described not only in terms of its procedural basis but also the science and reasoning that underpins it. The reader will be able to relate the different kinds of interpretation skills used by the document examiner to those used in other forensic disciplines. This book will be an invaluable text for all students taking courses in Forensic Science or related subjects. The book will also be a useful reference for researchers new to this field or practitioners looking for an accessible overview. The author will be adding new references that are relevant as they are published and some more worked examples from time to time. Please visit qdbook.blogspot.co.uk for more details.