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Safety at Work and other reference books

This essential reference is widely accepted as the most authoritative guide to safety and health in the workplace. Browse this and other reference books.

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  1. Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits

    A risk-based approach, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Asbury

    This book provides a step-by-step guide to technical and operational integrity audits which has become invaluable for senior management and auditors alike. This book: Shows practitioners and students how to carry out internal audits to the key international health and safety, environment and...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Dynamic Risk Assessment

    The Practical Guide to Making Risk-Based Decisions with the 3-Level Risk Management Model

    By Stephen Asbury, Edmund Jacobs

    Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework. This book aims to help employers, managers and staff alike to understand how they can effectively integrate dynamic risk assessment into business management processes and systems to improve safety. With tips,...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Risk, Surprises and Black Swans

    Fundamental Ideas and Concepts in Risk Assessment and Risk Management

    By Terje Aven

    Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on. Based on technical scientific research, this book presents a new perspective to help you...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reflective Learning

    An essential tool for the self-development of health and safety practitioners

    By Teresa Budworth, Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi

    Reflective Learning is the essential reference for health and safety practitioners wanting to develop their professional skills and practice. Whether you are a new practitioner looking to expand your knowledge or an experienced professional seeking to build on existing skills, this book is...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Safety at Work

    8th Edition

    Edited by John Channing

    The leading book on the subject of occupational health & safety revised in line with recent UK legislation and practice. New to this edition is the foreword by Judith Hackitt CBE, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive and a brand new chapter on the latest EU and international regulations...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Easy Guide to Health and Safety

    By Phil Hughes, Liz Hughes, Liz Hughes

    Do you need to get to grips with health and safety principles but don’t have time to wade through reams of legislation and guidance? Do you need practical step-by-step guidance on health and safety issues for your small business? Then this is the book for you.The jargon-free Easy Guide to Health...

    Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Health and Safety in Brief

    4th Edition

    By John Ridley

    A reference of health and safety legislation for managers and a study aid for students Under UK legislation it’s mandatory for businesses with 5 or more employees to have a health and safety policy and a member of staff dedicated to these issues. This concise guide clearly explains how to adhere to...

    Published April 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Health and Safety Pocket Book

    By Jeremy Stranks, Jeremy Stranks

    The Health and Safety Pocket Book is a handy reference tool for practising health and safety professionals, auditors, managers, HR personnel, employee representatives and anyone with health and safety responsibilities.It is an essential compilation of guidance, data and checklists covering a wide...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Improving Decision Making

    By David J. Ball, Laurence Ball-King

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Health Impact Assessment

    Principles and Practice

    By Martin Birley

    Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is primarily concerned with the future consequences of plans, proposals and policies on the health of communities. It is a rapidly growing complement to Environmental Impact Assessment, increasingly mandated by national and international requirements. Guidelines have...

    Published July 5th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Tony Moore, Raj Lakha

    The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 modernised the UK’s approach to disaster and emergency management, taking into account the kinds of threats the country faces in the 21st century, including terrorist threats and threats to the environment. This third edition of the Tolley’s Handbook of Disaster and...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  12. Tolley's Managing Stress in the Workplace

    By Carole Spiers

    (then automatic feed into ATI Copy – External and Copy (Non-Technical/Reseller) – External)With one in five workers reported as having felt under extreme pressure at work, stress Is overtaking the common cold as the biggest cause of absence from work.Cases such as Walker v Northumberland County...

    Published November 15th 2003 by Routledge

  13. Tolley's Practical Risk Assessment Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Mike Bateman

    Risk assessment has become the backbone of health and safety management in the UK and elsewhere. Employers have a legal duty to prove that risk assessments have been carried out and to ensure that appropriate precautions have been implemented.Mike Bateman demystifies the risk assessment process and...

    Published August 2nd 2006 by Routledge