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Principles of Construction Safety / Edition 1

Principles of Construction Safety / Edition 1

by Allan St John Holt, Allan St Holt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405134460
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/02/2005
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Allan St John Holt has twice been elected to the Presidency of theUK’s professional body, the Institution of OccupationalSafety and Health. He is a Fellow of the Institution and aRegistered Safety Practitioner. An internationally-known lecturerand writer on safety management and other topics, he has presentedseminars and featured as keynote speaker at conferences on everycontinent.

Allan Holt’s lifetime contribution to injury preventionwas recognised in 1997, when he was inducted into the Safety andHealth Hall of Fame International in Chicago, Illinois for servicesto international safety management. He is the only non-American tohave been elected Chairman of the US National SafetyCouncil’s Construction Section (1991) and he received theCouncil’s Distinguished Service to Safety Award in2000.

His current position as Head of Safety at Royal Mail Groupfollows his previous position as Global Director of Environment,Health and Safety for Bovis Lend Lease. Allan Holt has served as aJustice of the Peace since 1987.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1 Construction Safety Management - Fundamentals;Where are we now?; Measuring performance & recordinginformation; Techniques of construction safety management; TheSafety policy; Assessing the risks; Control strategies forconstruction work; The Health and Safety plan; Training; Meetings;Understanding people; Joint consultation; Access to information;Part 2 Environment, Health and Safety Issues - Construction and theenvironment; Construction hazards and solutions; Quick referenceguide; Part 3 Legal Requirements - Construction Health and safetylaw; Index

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"The author draws upon his lifetime experience in construction-related health and safety to provide the information and the background material important for a full understanding of the issues involved. This book is aimed at every participant in the construction industry needing information and guidance on current and future best practice." from the Foreword by Sir Frank Lampl, President, Bovis Lend Lease

"a vast amount of information is contained .concise, well written ... an impressive and very satisfactory work." The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal

"full of valuable advice and practical help in the form of checklists, assessment criteria and so on.... a fine addition to safety publications." Construction Manager

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