Written by a team of experts on health and safety, this handbook provides a reference source covering key aspects of health and safety as well as related environmental and employment information in an A to Z format. It offers interpretation of legislation and regulations in accordance with HSE guidance, on a range of subjects from accident reporting to workplaces and welfare facilities. This handbook is updated on such topics as accident reporting, COMAH, dangerous substances, fire precautions, first aid, lifting machinery, manual handling and workplaces. This edition contains new chapters on the millennium bug, environmental management and working time. In addition, the book lists the current regulations, statutes, HSE publications and guidance, relevant British standards and useful addresses as well as a new introduction on recent trends in UK health and safety law and enforcement, with a new section on the management of health and safety at work.
Publisher: LexisNexis UK