Occupational Safety and Health
Physical Description xiv, p. Published London : Kogan Page, Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 9 of Author Stranks, Jeremy W. Edition 9th ed. Subjects Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation. Industrial management. Industrial safety -- Law and legislation. Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
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Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain. Industrial management -- Great Britain. Great Britain. Contents Machine generated contents note: pt.
Health and Safety Management Contents note continued: What is management? Reporting, Recording and Investigation of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Reporting requirements Reporting procedures under the regulations Accident investigation The cost of accidents 4. Human Factors Behavioural safety Human error Planned motivation schemes Atypical workers Establishing a safety culture - the principles involved Communications Health and Safety training 6.
Ergonomics The application of ergonomics in working situations Principles of ergonomic design Controls and displays Display screen equipment The schedule Manual handling injuries and conditions Management action 7. Stress is a major contributing factor to mental health issues in the workplace. There are eight clear risk factors:.
Bullying and harassment can take the form of:. It can also happen if someone is working in a 'hostile' — or intimidating — environment.
Who Is Responsible For Health and Safety in the Workplace ()
In some workplaces, there are risks of one-off or cumulative incidents that are severe and traumatic for workers and contribute to post-traumatic stress disorders or other mental illness. These include workers dealing with armed robberies, violent attacks, catastrophes or emergencies. It is important to have an effective foundation of policies and procedures to outline your commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace. Other policies and procedures, which are relevant to developing a safe and healthy workplace, include policies that balance identification of risk and supporting workers in the following areas:.
As stated in Section 3. They are very professional and quick in assessing my needs.
Managing health and safety
My employer has never had a problem with me ringing them during work time if I felt my anxiety was becoming an issue. Some managers have found mentoring or peer support systems have had a positive impact on their workplaces.
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