Provides guidance for directors, managers, health and safety professionals and employee representatives who want to improve health and safety in their organisations. Contents: Effective health and safety policies; Organising for health and safety; Planning and implementing; Measuring performance; Auditing and reviewing performance.
Explains the essential tasks for achieving healthy and safe construction sites and helps the reader to identify hazards and control risks. This book also explains how to plan, organise, control, monitor and review health and safety throughout the life of a project. It is suitable for those involved in construction work.
This booklet is mainly for people who run small firms. But it is also relevant to others including employees and their representatives - or anyone who wants a starting point for information on health and safety at work. It is divided into user friendly sections on the key areas of risk at work.
Managing contractors is a guide for small to medium-sized companies in the chemical industry, but it will also be of use to other industries and larger companies. Safe working with contractors presents a challenge, but being a smaller company has its advantages. You can be more flexible in your approach and decisions can be made more quickly. Lines of communication are shorter, usually there are not too many people involved and it is easier to know who is around.In this guidance we aim to help you understand what you need to do and give sound practical advice for action. Working together helps everyone to work safely. This second edition brings guidance and references up to date.