Health and Safety: Risk Management (5th New edition)

Health and Safety: Risk Management (5th New edition)

By: Tony Boyle (author)Paperback

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Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. This newly revised fifth edition takes into account new developments in legislation, standards and good practice. ISO 45001, the international health and safety management system standard, is given comprehensive treatment, and the latest ISO 9004 and ISO 19011 have also been addressed. The book is divided into four main parts. Part 1.1 begins with a basic introduction to the techniques of health and safety risk management and continues with a description of ISO 45001. Part 1.2 covers basic human factors including how the sense organs work and the psychology of the individual. Part 2.1 deals with more advanced techniques of risk management including advanced incident investigation, audit and risk assessment, and Part 2.2 covers a range of advanced human factors topics including human error and decision making. This authoritative treatment of health and safety risk management is essential reading for both students working towards degrees, diplomas and postgraduate or vocational qualifications, and experienced health and safety professionals, who will find it invaluable as a reference.

About Author

Dr Tony Boyle is a freelance consultant specialising in research and development aspects of health and safety, and also carries out expert witness work. He is a Chartered Fellow of IOSH, a Chartered Psychologist, a Registered Occupational Psychologist and a Certified Risk Professional.


1 Preliminaries; 2 Part 1.1 - overview; 3 Risk management - setting the scene; 4 Key elements of risk management; 5 Risk and opportunity assessment; 6 Risk control; 7 Safe systems of work; 8 Monitoring and measuring losses; 9 Identifying causes and patterns; 10 Monitoring and measuring conformity and achievement; 11 Other elements of occupational health and safety management systems; 12 Communication and training; 13 Part 1.2 - common themes and overview; 14 The individual - sensory and perceptual processes; 15 The individual - psychology; 16 The human factors environment; 17 Part 2.1 - overview; 18 Management systems; 19 Measuring performance; 20 Advanced accident investigation and risk assessment; 21 Advanced risk control techniques; 22 Emergency planning; 23 Advanced audit and review; 24 Financial issues; 25 Part 2.2 - overview; 26 Individual differences; 27 Human error; 28 Perception and decision making; 29 External influences on human error; 30 Improving human reliability

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138349216
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 498
  • ID: 9781138349216
  • weight: 946
  • ISBN10: 1138349216
  • edition: 5th New edition

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