This title is designed to provide a clear introduction to the laws relating to health and safety. It contains a concise and clear format for easyreference and understanding. It is illustrated with case studies throughout. It is revised and updated. It contains issues relating to health and safety that are becoming increasingly important to the health professional. Concerns relating to cross infection and the spread of MRSA, greater regulation of health and safety standards, and many other initiatives are all having a great impact upon the role of the health professional and manager and all those involved in lecturing to healthcare workers. This book is designed to provide a clear introduction to the laws relating to health and safety, case law and statute law, so that the health professional has a sound understanding of the law.