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ICE manual of health and safety in construction, 2nd edition

Edited by Ciaran McAleenan and David Oloke


Price: £ 114.00
Special Offer Price: £ 79.80

ISBN: 9780727760104
Format: Hardbound
Publish Date: 30/06/2015
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Page Size: 276x219mm
Number of Pages: 296

ICE manual of health and safety in construction, 2nd edition

Description

Part of the ICE manuals series, ICE manual of health and safety in construction, Second Edition is the essential reference for clients, project managers, designers, contractors and sub-contractors.
 
Written and edited by experts from industry and academia this manual offers invaluable practical guidance for identifying and managing hazards through all stages of the construction process. ICE manual of health and safety in construction covers the key principles and techniques of maintaining the safety and health of workers and others involved in or affected by the planning, construction, maintenance or eventual demolition of construction projects.

Key features:

• Internationally applicable practical advice is illustrated using case study examples
• Explains how to design safer projects to minimize and manage hazards to workers and the public
• 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 demonstrates that considering the health, safety and welfare of workers and the public is a key tenet to implementing and executing a successful construction project. This manual is an authoritative, highly practical reference for practising engineers, technicians and other construction professionals and a comprehensive overview of the topic for students.

Contents

Foreword
Preface to the second edition
About the editors
Contributors
List of abbreviations

SECTION 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: Legal Principles
Chapter 2: Responsibilities of key duty holders in construction design and management

SECTION 2: Managing occupational health and safety in construction
Chapter 4: Managing workers' conditions
Chapter 5: The different phases in construction - design in health and safety to the project life cycle
Chapter 6: Prevention through design and the opportunity for creativity - an international perspective
Chapter 7: Establishing operational control processes
Chapter 8: Occupational health and safety management systems
chapter 9: Emerging technologies for construction health and safety
chapter 10: Procurement

SECTION 3: Health hazards
Chapter 11: Recognising health hazards in construction
Chapter 12: Occupational health issues in construction
Chapter 13: Controlling exposure to chemical hazards
Chapter 14: Controlling exposure to biological hazards
Chapter 15: Controlling exposure to physical hazards

SECTION 4: Safety hazards
Chapter 16: Assessing safety issues in construction
Chapter 17: Working at height and roofwork
Chapter 18: Excavations and piling
Chapter 19: Confined spaces
Chapter 20: Faisework
Chapter 21: Transportation, vehicle movement and lifting operations
Chapter 22: Design and operation of temporary traffic management systems
Chapter 23: Fire and explosion hazards
Chapter 24: Working on, in, over or near water

Index

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