Health and Safety: Risk Management

Health and Safety: Risk Management

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.

Health and Safety

Risk Management

Health and Safety


Design Risk Management

Contribution to Health and Safety

Design Risk Management

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.

Human Safety and Risk Management

A Psychological Perspective, Third Edition

Human Safety and Risk Management

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.

Industrial Safety and Risk Management

Industrial Safety and Risk Management

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.

Regulation and Risk

Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Regulation and Risk

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.

Managing the Risk of Workplace Stress

Health and Safety Hazards

Managing the Risk of Workplace Stress

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.