With over 100 entries arranged in an accessible index format, this extensive and fully up to date book covers everything that the Health & Safety professional needs to know in order to conform with both the law and best practice. Health and safety law and practice has changed considerably in recent years. What is this book about? "The A-Z of Health and Safety" is a major new reference work by an acknowledged expert in an area of crucial importance to every organization, large and small, private and public. We live in an increasingly litigious society and managers and owners face a growing number of responsibilities and obligations. With its risk assessment-based approach, this book provides a clear, expert summary of the law, issues, risks and obligations under each of the topics covered. The range of entries is extensive and the guidance both expert and practical. This book will prove a constant source of reference and assurance to health and safety specialists across industry and commerce, HR professionals, engineering managers, lawyers, environmental health officers, safety representatives, lecturers and trainers and all those studying for degree level and NEBOSH qualifications.
In addition, it will be invaluable to managers of organizations which do not have a health and safety or HR manager but who nevertheless need to know where they stand and what to do. This is an extensive, fully up to date reference by an acknowledged expert. It reflects the latest trends in its risk assessment based approach. Few if any books deal with the subject on a topic by topic basis, as this does. It is intended for: H&S specialists in industry and commerce; HR managers; Engineers; Lawyers; Environmental health officers; Trade union representatives; Lecturers and trainers in H and students studying for degree level and NEBOSH qualifications.
Author Jeremy Stranks Msc, FCIEH, FIOSH, RSP is an acknowledged expert in the field. He was a founder member of the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health [NEBOSH] and a chief examiner for that Board for many years. He is a regular seminar speaker and the author of over 20 books including Health and Safety Law and Health and Safety for Management.