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Introduction to health and safety in construction : the handbook for construction professionals and students of NEBOSH and other construction courses

Author: Phil Hughes; Ed Ferrett
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This volume fully covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Safety and Health. It has been updated in line with changes in legislation regarding fire safety, noise and vibration, work at height, construction design and control of hazardous substances.
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Hughes; Ed Ferrett
ISBN: 9781856175210 1856175219
OCLC Number: 225452368
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Description: xxvii, 598 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Health and safety foundations --
Policy --
Organizing for health and safety --
Promoting a positive health and safety culture --
Risk assessment --
Principles of control --
Monitoring review and audit --
Incident investigation, recording and reporting --
Construction law and management --
Construction site issues --
hazards and control --
Movement of people and vehicles --
hazards and control --
Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control --
Work equipment hazards and control --
Electrical hazards and control --
Fire hazards and control --
Chemical and biological health hazards and control --
Physical and psychological health hazards and control --
Working at height --
hazards and control --
Excavation work and confined spaces --
hazards and control --
Demolition --
hazards and control --
Summary of the main legal requirements --
International aspects of health and safety in construction --
Study skills --
Specimen answers to NEBOSH examinations.
Responsibility: Phil Hughes, Ed Ferrett.
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Covers the specific challenges faced by the construction industry as well as the basics of occupational safety and health in general. This book is suitable for construction managers, supervisors,  Read more...

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"An excellent study aid for those engaging in the new NEBOSH Construction Certificate syllabus" --Lawrence Webb, MIOSH, RSP, AIEMA, Costain Limited & International SHE Manager

 
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