This text provides information and advice concerning all aspects of health and safety management. It shows the way towards formulating a sensible and successful policy, one which will apply to a range of businesses and organizations. It outlines the relevant laws and shows how to maintain the policy once it has been implemented. The author argues that this involves people skills at every stage.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Introduction. List of Abbreviations. 1. Health and Safety? 2. The Law. 3. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. 4. Enforcement. 5. Implementation. 6. Health and Safety Policy Statement. 7. Risk Assessment. 8. The Workplace. 9. Fire. 10. Plant and Machinery. 11. Substances. 12. Procedures. 13. Personal Safety. 14. Communicating. 15. Managing the Policy. References. Appendices.