Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Introduction to Health and Safety at Work has been developed for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Each element of the syllabus has a dedicated chapter and both taught units are covered in this book. A chapter on international aspects also makes this book suitable for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Previous editions of this book have been used for other NVQ level 3 and 4 courses in health and safety. Full colour pages and hundreds of illustrations bring health and safety to life. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcome summaries and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. As an introduction to all areas of occupational safety and health the book acts as a practical reference for managers and directors with health and safety responsibilities, and safety representatives. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes handy forms and checklists. New in this edition: Updated throughout in line with changes in the regulations Learning outcomes now included at the beginning of each chapter Companion website with downloadable health and safety forms *Endorsed by NEBOSH *Student-friendly presentation in full colour, packed with illustrations and photographs *Revision questions and sample answers taken from recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge *Includes a summary of the main legal requirements, ideal for both students and managers A free companion website is also available at: www.elsevierdirect.com/companions/9781856176682 and features: Editable health and safety forms Selected appendices sections in electronic format 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.

Introduction to International Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 592

View: 750

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.

International Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 197

View: 802

"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.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Revision Cards

Author: Ed Dr Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page:

View: 151

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 Health and Safety at Work Revision Cards

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 190

View: 721

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.

Health and Safety in Construction Revision Guide

for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 270

View: 561

This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Fully updated to the April 2015 specification, 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 links back to the Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction 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 in Construction 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

The Handbook for Students on NEBOSH and Other Introductory H & S Courses

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 449

View: 940

* Endorsed by NEBOSH * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Revision questions and sample answers taken from recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge * Includes a summary of the main legal requirements, ideal for both students and managers Introduction to Health and Safety at Work has been developed for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Each element of the syllabus is covered by a dedicated chapter. The successful previous editions have also found ready acceptance for other NVQ level 3 and 4 courses in Health and Safety. As an introduction to all areas of occupational safety and health the book is also a practical reference for managers and directors with health and safety responsibilities and safety representatives. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards. New in this edition: * Restructured in line with the unitized NEBOSH syllabus * New chapter with specimen answers for the two written examinations and a specimen practical assignment and management report * Revised international chapter to cater more fully for the NEBOSH International Certificate * Updated throughout in line with changes in the regulations, including CDM 2007, Asbestos 2006, Noise 2005, Fire Safety Order 2005, and legislation on smoke-free workplaces 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 and safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Year's Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is the Vice Chairman of NEBOSH and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.

An Introduction to Health and Safety Law

A Student Reference

Author: David Branson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 212

View: 955

An Introduction to Health and Safety Law provides a clear, concise overview of health and safety law in the United Kingdom. With reference to the European Union, this book discusses criminal and civil liability at length to provide a clear understanding of this area of law which has been subject to change over the 20 years. Key case studies and statistical information on prosecutions, fines and enforcement notices help to contextualise health and safety law to provide students and professionals with a full understanding of health and safety law in the UK. This book includes chapters on: the legal framework criminal liability enforcement of criminal liability civil liability civil remedy subordinate legislation. This book is an essential reference for students studying towards NEBOSH qualifications and students studying at university level. It provides a comprehensive understanding of UK health and safety law and will be a useful reference when entering the professional field.

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:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 210

View: 408

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.