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Health And Safety Risk Management

Author : Tony Boyle
ISBN : 9781317324485
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 36.89 MB
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This is a reprint of 978-0-901357-41-0 Health and Safety: risk management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. The fully revised and redesigned third edition incorporates the latest developments in legislation, best practice, British Standards and qualification syllabuses. This authoritative treatment of risk management is essential reading for students working towards degrees, diplomas and post graduate or vocational qualifications in health and safety. Experienced health and safety professionals and managers with health and safety responsibilities will find it invaluable as a desk reference.
Category: Business & Economics

Health And Safety

Author : Tony Boyle
ISBN : 0901357324
Genre : Industrial safety
File Size : 59.89 MB
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Category: Industrial safety

Human Safety And Risk Management

Author : A. Ian Glendon
ISBN : 9781482220575
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 76.60 MB
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The third edition of a bestseller, Human Safety and Risk Management: A Psychological Perspective incorporates a decade of new research and development to provide you with a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the psychology of risk and workplace safety. A major enhancement is reflected in the new subtitle for the book, A Psychological Perspective, which highlights both the expertise of the authors and also confirms the predominantly psychological orientation of the revised text. New in the Third Edition: State-of-the-art theory reviews, research findings, and practical applications New chapter on impact that sensor technologies have on approaches to safety and risk in contemporary society Enhanced chapters on key issues around sensing danger, risk perception, error detection, safety culture, risk management, leadership, teams, and stress management This book discusses how people perceive and manage risks and how to make the workplace a safer place. It examines the influence of individual factors on safety, as well as team and organizational factors at work, from a psychological perspective. It also highlights changes in safety due to the changing workplace, globalization, and managing employees’ safety and health beyond the workplace — a challenge that many organizations have yet to address. Reflecting current scientific research across a range of disciplines as it applies to human safety and risk management, this book helps you meet the challenges posed by the rapidly evolving workplace.
Category: Business & Economics

Design Risk Management

Author : Stuart D. Summerhayes
ISBN : 144431890X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 27.95 MB
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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDMRegulations 2007) is a revision of a major piece of legislationwithin the wide portfolio of construction-related legislation. Itseeks to improve the long term health and safety performance of theUK construction industry, with ownership of health and safetyproactively undertaken by the integrated project team. Good design has always embraced health and safety issues anddesign teams remain essential players as well as key contributorsand communicators in matters of health and safety management.Designers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their designsaccount for health and safety at all stages within the holisticenvelope of construction. Design Risk Management: Contribution to Health and Safetygives detailed guidance to construction practitioners with designresponsibility on how to identify and manage health and safetyrisks, and on the design strategies to be followed. It seeks tofocus on accountability with due emphasis on the minimisation ofunnecessary bureaucracy and offers documentation trails thatprovide an insight to managing risk and not paperwork. Subsequentlyit offers a process by which designers can discharge their dutiesin compliance with the CDM Regulations.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Health And Safety Risks At The Workplace

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ISBN : 9292409999
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In order to better protect the more than 217 million workers in the European Union (EU) from work-related accidents and diseases, in 2014 the European Commission adopted the Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020, which identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work. The Strategic Framework aims to ensure that the EU continues to play a leading role in the promotion of high standards for working conditions, to improve implementation of existing safety and health rules, in particular by enhancing the capacity of micro- and small enterprises to implement effective and efficient risk prevention strategies and to improve the prevention of work-related diseases by tackling new and emerging risks, without neglecting existing risks. This Framework proposes to address these challenges with a range of actions, including the improvement of statistical data collection to generate better evidence and to make more appropriate use of the data, as well as further improvements in monitoring tools. As part of a series of secondary analyses of data from the second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER-2), the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) commissioned a study to combine data from the survey with data from two other major European surveys - the LFS 2013 ad hoc module on accidents at work and other work-related health problems, and the 6th European Working Conditions Survey - in one joint analysis. The aim was to provide answers to relevant questions in the area of occupational safety and health (OSH) risk management that could not be answered by analysing the individual datasets in isolation, such as 'When OSH risks are managed at the enterprise level, do employees perceive that their exposure to OSH risk is reduced or lower?' and 'What about their work-related health outcomes?'. To promote risk management, it is important to know which factors influence OSH risk management; for instance whether risk management is impacted by the level of exposure of employees to work-related risks, both general and specific, whether the incidence of health problems gives impetus to the decision to manage OSH risks, and whether drivers of and barriers to OSH risk management - such as management commitment, employee participation or a lack of resources - are also important factors for consideration. This knowledge may be relevant to policy-makers, employer and employee representatives, and OSH professionals, so that all of them can further encourage occupational risk management.

Introduction To Health And Safety In Construction

Author : Phil Hughes
ISBN : 9781136080616
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 90.98 MB
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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.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Industrial Safety And Risk Management

Author : Laird Wilson
ISBN : 0888643942
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 76.33 MB
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The industrial workplace can be safe and healthy for workers and for the public. It can also be an environmentally sound and reliable operation, resulting in less damage to assets and balancing people, environment, assets, and production. Wilson and McCutcheon offer an integrated approach to risk management and explain the elements of practice required to manage health, safety, and environmental risk effectively.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Regulation And Risk

Author : Bridget M. Hutter
ISBN : 019924250X
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 80.4 MB
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This study examines the impact of a system of enforced self-regulation on the corporate life of British Railways. The book raises important questions about how workplace risks are managed and what influence the law can have.
Category: Business & Economics

Simple Tools And Techniques For Enterprise Risk Management

Author : Robert J. Chapman
ISBN : 9781119989974
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 56.77 MB
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Your business reputation can take years to build—and mere minutes to destroy The range of business threats is evolving rapidly but your organization can thrive and gain a competitive advantage with your business vision for enterprise risk management. Trends affecting markets—events in the global financial markets, changing technologies, environmental priorities, dependency on intellectual property—all underline how important it is to keep up to speed on the latest financial risk management practices and procedures. This popular book on enterprise risk management has been expanded and updated to include new themes and current trends for today's risk practitioner. It features up-to-date materials on new threats, lessons from the recent financial crisis, and how businesses need to protect themselves in terms of business interruption, security, project and reputational risk management. Project risk management is now a mature discipline with an international standard for its implementation. This book reinforces that project risk management needs to be systematic, but also that it must be embedded to become part of an organization's DNA. This book promotes techniques that will help you implement a methodical and broad approach to risk management. The author is a well-known expert and boasts a wealth of experience in project and enterprise risk management Easy-to-navigate structure breaks down the risk management process into stages to aid implementation Examines the external influences that bring sources of business risk that are beyond your control Provides a handy chapter with tips for commissioning consultants for business risk management services It is a business imperative to have a clear vision for risk management. Simple Tools and Techniques for Enterprise Risk Management, Second Edition shows you the way.
Category: Business & Economics

Managing The Risk Of Workplace Stress

Author : Sharon Clarke
ISBN : 9781134433063
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 85.19 MB
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Working in a stressful environment not only increases the risk of physical illness or distress, but also increases the likelihood of workplace accidents. While legislation provides some guidelines for risk assessment of physical hazards, there remains limited guidance on the risks of psychosocial hazards, such as occupational stress. This book takes the risk management approach to stress evaluation in the workplace, offering practical guidelines for the audit, assessment and mitigation of workplace stressors. Based on research and case studies, this book provides a comprehensive source of theoretical and practical information for students and practitioners alike. It includes chapters on: * environmental stress factors * psychological stress factors * work-related accidents * job stress evaluation methods With its up-to-date approach to a fascinating area of study, this is key reading for all students of organizational psychology and those responsible for workplace safety.
Category: Business & Economics