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Introduction To Health And Safety In Construction

Author : Phil Hughes
ISBN : 9781136080616
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This NEBOSH-endorsed textbook is matched to the latest syllabus of the National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health. Within the construction industry the need for specialist health and safety training is high due to the high risks involved. This is reflected in recent legislation such as CDM 2007 and explains the consistent demand for courses and learning materials. The text is easy to read, highly illustrated in full color, and supported with checklists, report forms and record sheets used currently in the industry. Students are supported with end-of-chapter questions, a study skills chapter and specimen assignments including specimen answers. As NEBOSH actively grow their qualifications internationally, demand for this book and it’s sister titles continues to increase overseas. High growth markets are the Middle East, Malaysia, India and China.

Introduction To Health And Safety At Work

Author : Phil Hughes
ISBN : 9781856176682
Genre : Medical
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Introduction to Health and Safety at Workhas been developed for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Each element of the syllabus has a dedicated chapter and both taught units are covered in this book. A chapter on international aspects also makes this book suitable for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Previous editions of this book have been used for other NVQ level 3 and 4 courses in health and safety. Full colour pages and hundreds of illustrations bring health and safety to life. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcome summaries and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. As an introduction to all areas of occupational safety and health the book acts as a practical reference for managers and directors with health and safety responsibilities, and safety representatives. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes handy forms and checklists. New in this edition: Updated throughout in line with changes in the regulations Learning outcomes now included at the beginning of each chapter Companion website with downloadable health and safety forms *Endorsed by NEBOSH *Student-friendly presentation in full colour, packed with illustrations and photographs *Revision questions and sample answers taken from recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge *Includes a summary of the main legal requirements, ideal for both students and managers A free companion website is also available at: www.elsevierdirect.com/companions/9781856176682 and features: Editable health and safety forms Selected appendices sections in electronic format Phil HughesMBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health & safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Years Honours List 2005. Ed FerrettPhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.

Health Safety In Construction Revision Guide

Author : Ed Ferrett
ISBN : 9781136288265
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 77. 11 MB
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This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction will help you prepare for the written assessments on the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (October 2009 specification). It provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks and will help you learn and memorise the most important areas, with links provided back to the main Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction text to help you consolidate your learning. This revision guide is written by an experienced lecturer who has spent many years helping students become accredited by NEBOSH. Ed Ferrett is former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses with both public and private course providers. He is a Chartered Engineer and Health and Safety Consultant.

The Eci Guide To Managing Health In Construction

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ISBN : 0727727621
Genre : Construction industry
File Size : 51. 50 MB
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- Who should read this manual? - Health hazards during construction activities or processes - Occupational health problems in construction workers - Control measures and influencing factors for effective occupational health management - EU health legislation and health agencies

Occupational Health And Safety In Construction Project Management

Author : Helen Lingard
ISBN : 0419262105
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 46. 20 MB
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The number of construction-related injuries worldwide is on the increase, together with the attendant human and financial costs, and measures are being taken to improve the industry's poor track record. This book discusses a number of related issues and should be of interest to anyone working in construction.

Health And Safety Law For The Construction Industry

Author : Simon Joyston-Bechal
ISBN : 0727731238
Genre : Construction industry
File Size : 82. 51 MB
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This work eliminates some of the complexity, as well as some of the mystery, of current health and safety legislation to encourage better understanding within the construction community.

Construction Health And Safety Management

Author : Alan Griffith
ISBN : 0582414423
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 54. 57 MB
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Provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. This book provides the knowledge, understanding and guidance to the CDM regulations that students in particular will need when they start working in the industry. It links in with the CIOB Education Framework at levels 2 and 3.

Construction Manager S Health And Safety Bundle

Author : Phil Hughes
ISBN : 1856176401
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 67. 35 MB
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Combining an introductory reference to health & safety in construction and a user-friendly guide to the important new CDM 2007 legislation, this essential bundle provides complete coverage of health & safety best practice for the construction manager at a great price! Introduction to Health & Safety in Construction (ISBN: 9781856175210) will help construction managers to meet the important and evolving challenges on construction sites. It is directly matched to the syllabus of the NEBOSH National Certificate award in Construction Safety and Health and has helped thousands of construction managers to qualify. It also includes checklists, report forms and record sheets, making it a valuable on-site reference. CDM 2007: Questions and Answers (ISBN: 9780750687089) provides advice to the contractor, site manager, designer and client. It contains practical solutions to a wide range of legal compliance issues and these are explained with examples and case studies. To help with the day-to-day management of these issues a range of checklists, forms and tables are also included. Bundled together to save you money, this is the ideal way to get to grips with your legal responsibilities as quickly and as cheaply as possible.

Health And Safety For Engineers

Author : Martin Barnard
ISBN : 0727726013
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 72. 69 MB
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This is an essential reference book for engineers, providing comprehensive coverage of health and safety, and incorporating the latest thinking. For legal and ethical reasons engineers must commit to good health and safety management. This book demonstrates how to meet these obligations throughout the life of a project and at the same time achieve commercial advantage.Helen Stone ISI BSc Eng FISE, Past Chairman of Health and Safety Board, Institution of Civil Engineers

An Introduction To Health And Safety Law

Author : David Branson
ISBN : 9781317674597
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 26. 12 MB
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An Introduction to Health and Safety Law provides a clear, concise overview of health and safety law in the United Kingdom. With reference to the European Union, this book discusses criminal and civil liability at length to provide a clear understanding of this area of law which has been subject to change over the 20 years. Key case studies and statistical information on prosecutions, fines and enforcement notices help to contextualise health and safety law to provide students and professionals with a full understanding of health and safety law in the UK. This book includes chapters on: the legal framework criminal liability enforcement of criminal liability civil liability civil remedy subordinate legislation. This book is an essential reference for students studying towards NEBOSH qualifications and students studying at university level. It provides a comprehensive understanding of UK health and safety law and will be a useful reference when entering the professional field.

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