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The Health and Safety Handbook: A Practical Guide to Health and Safety Law, Management Policies and Procedures [Hardcover]

Jeremy Stranks

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3 Feb 2006

Health and safety at work is a diverse area of study and a difficult subject for many employers. However, employers need to get to grips with the subject due to their extensive criminal and civil liabilities under health and safety law. This book is an essential guide for medium sized enterprises who do not have access to a health and safety professionals but for whom compliance with health and safety law is still essential. The book takes the reader through all the key issues relating to health and safety and provides up-to-date guidance on employers' statutory duties and how best to achieve compliance with the law. Highly practical, The Health and Safety Handbook also provides a CD ROM with policy documents, procedures, forms and all relevant templates for dealing with key health and safety issues.

This book covers the main areas of law, health and safety management, the working environment, occupational health and human factors together with specific areas of safety such as that relating to engineering, electrical and construction safety. It is essential reading for employers, senior and line managers and for students on management courses in which health and safety is included.

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"Complemented by a CD with checklists, templates and report forms." -- Update

"The Health and Safety Handbook is clearly presented with reliable and up-to-date information. A highly recommended reference tool for employers." -- Roger Bibbings, MBE, RoSPA

"The author draws on a large pool of personal practical knowledge and experience...motivating for even the laziest reader." -- IET Engineering Management

"This really worked for me...Essential for the practicing Administrative Manager."
-- Manager (British Journal of Administrative Management)

"This volume stands out from the plethora of books that try to distil the basics of workplace health and safety into one volume...the text is clearly laid out and -perhaps most importantly - the book is genuinely readable. -- Health&Safety@Work

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Comprehensive guide to employer's health and safety duties. Practical information on the law, health and safety management and the working environment. CD-Rom with templates included.

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Health and safety law is concerned with both the criminal and civil liabilities of employers towards their employees and to other persons who may be affected by their activities, such as the employees of contractors, visitors and members of the public. Read the first page
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