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Health & Safety Handbook
Author: Jeremy Stranks

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited
ISBN: 9780749449001
Pages: 244
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Employers have a duty to provide health and safety information, instruction and training for their staff. The Health and Safety Handbook enables managers to comply with the law and draw up health and safety procedures for their workplace. Key areas of health and safety are covered, including:

Principles of health and safety law
health & safety management;
The working environment
Engineering safety
Fire prevention & protection
Electrical safety
health and safety in construction operations
Occupational health
personal protective equipment
Human factors
Hazardous substances.

Clearly laid out with flow-charts and key point summaries, the handbook will enable managers to put together their own health and safety policies. Simplified procedures dealing with common accidents in the workplace as well as an extensive list of abbreviations are also supplied to help readers understand the legal terminology.
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