3rd Edition

Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide
for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

ISBN 9781138916722
Published November 3, 2015 by Routledge
210 Pages

USD $48.95

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Book Description

This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work is an essential revision aid for students preparing for their written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Fully updated to the latest NEBOSH National General Certificate specifications (April 2015), the revision guide provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks, helping readers to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Introduction to Health and Safety at Work textbook, helping students to consolidate their learning.

·         Small and portable making it ideal for use anywhere: at home, in the classroom or on the move

·         Suggests useful tips on study and examination technique

·         Includes practice questions and answers based on NEBOSH exam questions

·         Everything you need for productive revision in one handy reference

The Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide, written by the renowned health and safety author and former NEBOSH Vice Chairman Ed Ferrett, will be an invaluable tool for students as they prepare for their NEBOSH exam and for their subsequent health and safety work.

Table of Contents

Part I: Unit NGC1 Management of Health and Safety  1.1 Foundations in Health and Safety  1.2 Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan  1.3 Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Do1  1.4 Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Do2  1.5 Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Check  1.6 Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Act  Part II GC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards  2.1 Workplace Hazards and Risk Control  2.2 Transport Hazards and Risk Control  2.3 Muscoloskeletal Hazards and Risk Control  2.4 Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control  2.5 Electrical Safety  2.6 Fire Safety  2.7 Chemical and Biological Health and Hazards and Risk Control  2.8 Physcial and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control  Useful Additional Construction Topics  Specimen Answers to NEBOSH Examination Questions

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Ed Ferrett is an experienced health and safety consultant who has practised for over 25 years. With a PhD and an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University, Ed spent 30 years in higher and further education, retiring as the Head of the Faculty of Technology of Cornwall College in 1993. Since then he has been an independent consultant to several public and private sector organisations including construction businesses, the Regional Health and Safety Adviser for the Government Office (West Midlands), and he was Chair of West of Cornwall Primary Care NHS Trust for six years until 2006.

Ed was a member of the NEBOSH Board from 1995 until 2010 and Vice Chair from 1999 to 2008. He has delivered many health and safety courses and has been a lecturer in NEBOSH courses for various course providers. He has been an external examiner for an MSc course and BSc course in health and safety at two UK universities, a Reporting Inspector for Independent Further and Higher Education with the British Accreditation Council and a NEBOSH Ambassador. Ed is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Member of IOSH.