Titel: Principles of Construction Safety
64:B&W 8. 268 x 11. 693 in or 297 x 210 mm (A4) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
John Wiley & Sons
12. April 2005 - kartoniert - 290 Seiten
Changes in law and best practice in construction safety make it difficult for the construction professional to keep up with current thinking and requirements. Covering occupational health issues and the environmental impact of construction as well as mainstream 'safety', this book is a unique resource for those who construct, or procure the construction of projects of all sizes and in all countries.
Introduction; Part 1 Construction Safety Management - Fundamentals; Where are we now?; Measuring performance & recording information; Techniques of construction safety management; The Safety policy; Assessing the risks; Control strategies for construction work; The Health and Safety plan; Training; Meetings; Understanding people; Joint consultation; Access to information; Part 2 Environment, Health and Safety Issues - Construction and the environment; Construction hazards and solutions; Quick reference guide; Part 3 Legal Requirements - Construction Health and safety law; Index
Allan St John Holt has twice been elected to the Presidency of the UK's professional body, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. He is a Fellow of the Institution and a Registered Safety Practitioner. An internationally-known lecturer and writer on safety management and other topics, he has presented seminars and featured as keynote speaker at conferences on every continent. Allan Holt's lifetime contribution to injury prevention was recognised in 1997, when he was inducted into the Safety and Health Hall of Fame International in Chicago, Illinois for services to international safety management. He is the only non-American to have been elected Chairman of the US National Safety Council's Construction Section (1991) and he received the Council's Distinguished Service to Safety Award in 2000. His current position as Head of Safety at Royal Mail Group follows his previous position as Global Director of Environment, Health and Safety for Bovis Lend Lease. Allan Holt has served as a Justice of the Peace since 1987.
"The author draws upon his lifetime experience in construction-related health and safety to provide the information and the background material important for a full understanding of the issues involved. This book is aimed at every participant in the construction industry needing information and guidance on current and future best practice." from the Foreword by Sir Frank Lampl, President, Bovis Lend Lease "a vast amount of information is contained .concise, well written ... an impressive and very satisfactory work." The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal "full of valuable advice and practical help in the form of checklists, assessment criteria and so on... a fine addition to safety publications." Construction Manager