Health and Safety Foundations

Contents

  1. These are the learning objectives covered by this chapter:
  2. The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  3. The Scope and Nature of Occupational Health and Safety
  4. Some Basic Definitions
  5. Moral Reasons
  6. Accident Rates
  7. Disease Rates
  8. Total
  9. Legal Reasons
  10. Financial Reasons Costs of Accidents
  11. Societal Expectations of Good Standards of Health and Safety
  12. The Business Case for Health and Safety
  13. Direct Costs
  14. Indirect Costs
  15. Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance
  16. Sub-divisions of Law
  17. Criminal Law
  18. Civil Law
  19. The Legal System in England and Wales
  20. Criminal Law
  21. Civil Law
  22. The Legal System in Scotland
  23. European Courts
  24. Sources of Law (England and Wales)
  25. Common Law
  26. Statute Law
  27. The Relationship Between the Sub-Divisions and Sources of Law
  28. Common Law Torts and Duties Negligence
  29. Duty of Care
  30. Levels of Statutory Duty
  31. The Influence of the European Union on Health and Safety
  32. The Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW Act) Background to the Act
  33. An Overview of the Act
  34. General Duties and Key Sections of the Act
  35. Enforcement of the Act
  36. Work-Related Deaths
  37. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act
  38. Role and Functions of External Agencies
  39. Fire and Rescue Authority
  40. The Environment Agency (Scottish Environment Protection Agency)
  41. Insurance Companies
  42. Employers’ Responsibilities
  43. Visitors and General Public
  44. Case Studies
  45. Night Working
  46. Temporary Workers Directive Adopted by Eu Parliament
  47. Duties and responsibilities of directors
  48. Duties and Responsibilities of Employees and Others Employees and Agency
  49. Self-Employed
  50. Persons in Control of Premises
  51. Joint Occupation of Premises
  52. Duties and Responsibilities of Manufacturers and Others in the Supply Cha
  53. Advantages of Good Supply Chain Management
  54. Legislation
  55. Information for Customers
  56. Buying Problems
  57. Employers’ Duties
  58. Employees’ duties
  59. Introduction
  60. Legal Considerations
  61. Construction (Design and Management) (CDM ) Regulations
  62. Explanation of Terms used and Duties in CDM
  63. Designers may include:
  64. (h) Health and Safety File
  65. (i) Method statement
  66. (j) Notifiable work
  67. Contractor Selection
  68. Contractor Authorization
  69. Safety Rules for Contractors
  70. Example of Rules for Contractors
  71. Appendix 1.1: Checklist for Supply Chain Health and Safety Management
  72. 1. Responsibilities
  73. 2. The job
  74. 3. The hazards and risk assessments
  75. 4. People
  76. 5. Emergencies
  77. 6. Welfare
  78. Appendix 1.2: Summary of Application and Notification under CDM 2007
  79. Appendix 1.3: Pre-Construction Information
  80. 1. Description of project
  81. 2. Client’s considerations and management requirements
  82. 3. Environmental restrictions and existing on-site risks
  83. 4. Significant design and construction hazards
  84. 5. The health and safety file
  85. Construction Phase Plan
  86. 1. Description of project
  87. 2. Management of the work
  88. 3. Arrangements for controlling significant site risks
  89. 4. The health and safety file

 

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