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ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction

C. McAleenan and D. Oloke

Price: £ 104.00

ISBN: 9780727740564
Format: Hardbound
Publish Date: 25/06/2010
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Page Size: 276x219mm
Number of Pages: 296

ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction


Part of the ICE manuals series, ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction is the essential reference for clients, project managers, designers, contractors and sub-contractors.

Written and edited by experienced construction industry professionals, ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction provides invaluable practical guidance on how hazards can be removed, controlled or managed, from the initial design and planning stages, through construction, to asset maintenance and eventual demolition, to help maintain the safety and health of workers and others involved in or affected by construction projects.

Key features:

• Internationally applicable practical advice
• Explains how to produce inherently safer designs and proactively manage any residual hazards
• Includes controlling the exposure of construction workers to potential health hazards
• Summary of main points at the end of every chapter
• Suggested further reading and useful websites for each topic

ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction advises readers on real-life situations, providing an authoritative, highly practical reference for practising engineers, technicians and other construction professionals and a comprehensive overview of the topic for students.



SECTION 1 - Introduction
• Legal principles
• Recognising health hazards in construction

SECTION 2 - Workforce issues
• Responsibilities of the key duty holders in construction design and management
• Managing workers' conditions

SECTION 3 - Managing occupational health and safety in construction
• The different phases in construction
• Establishing operational control processes
• Occupational health and safety management systems
• Assessing health issues in construction
• Assessing safety issues in construction
• Procurement

SECTION 4 - Health hazards
• Controlling exposure to chemical hazards
• Controlling exposure to biological hazards
• Controlling exposure to physical hazards

SECTION 5 - Safety Hazards
• Working at height and roofwork
• Excavations and piling
• Confined spaces
• Falsework
• Demolition, partial demolition, structural refurbishment and decommissioning
• Transportation and vehicle movement
• Fire and explosion hazards
• Working on, in, over or near water

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