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Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction The Handbook for the Nebosh National Certificate in Construction: Health and Safety

ISBN-10: 0080970680

ISBN-13: 9780080970684

Edition: 4th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Phil Hughes, Ed Ferrett

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Learn more about health and safety with this NEBOSH-endorsed textbook, written and designed specifically to help you pass your course. Matched to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety Revision questions and sample answers based on recent examinations allow you to test your knowledge and increase your understanding All relevant legislation is summarised for quick reference Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction, 4th edition covers the specific challenges faced by the construction industry as well as the basics of occupational safety and health in general. The content is matched to the National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety from NEBOSH and contains questions and answers to help you succeed. A chapter on study skills offers support for professionals returning to study. It is also relevant for built environment and construction courses both in the UK and overseas. Managers and qualified professionals will find the checklists, report forms and record sheets a valuable reference for dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety. There is a companion website with editable training slides and illustrations to help tutors deliver health and safety courses. It is highly illustrated with over 60 new diagrams and photographs in full colour making learning easy for all. New in this edition: Restructured in line with new 2010 Nebosh syllabus Covers new regulations on Tower Cranes, European Classification, Packaging and Labelling and the UKCHIP 4 ,Supply of machinery (safety) Regulations 2008; Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work. Beyond the syllabus there is a chapter on environmental protection including the new environmental permitting regime. A summary of Lord Young's 2010 report Common Safety: Common Sense A chapter on searching the internet with addresses health and safety websites where readers can acess huge amounts of guidance and statistical data. * Endorsed by NEBOSH * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Revision questions and sample answers based on recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge * Includes a summary of the main legislation, ideal as a reference for students as well as for all managers in the construction industry
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

About the Authors Phil Hughes is the president of Specialized System Consultants (SSC) and the publisher of Linux Journal magazine. He has authored or edited many of SSC's Pocket Reference cards for the UNIX operating system and utility programs. Phil has worked in computing as a programmer and design specialist since 1968. He has worked with UNIX since 1980 as a systems programmer, consultant, trainer, and writer. In 1983, armed with that one English class he took in college, he turned SSC into a company that specializes in documentation for UNIX systems. Viktorie Navratilova has been working with UNIX for several years, and her main interests are computer graphics and UNIX and network security. She writes regular articles about Linux and computer security for computer magazines and gives talks at the local Linux users' group and Webgrrls meetings. She is particularly impressed with the global Linux community, which has always been helpful and friendly no matter where in the world she's traveled. Viki earned her bachelor's degree in computer science from Loyola University of Chicago and now works in Chicago for BlueMeteor, a startup Application Service Provider.