Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

Author: Jonathan Backhouse,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317194985

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 236

View: 5660

The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook Fire Safety and Risk Management: for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, it will also serve as a useful aide-mémoire for those in fire safety roles. The book: provides practical revision guidance and strategies for students; highlights the key information for each learning outcome of the current NEBOSH syllabus; gives students opportunities to test their knowledge based on NEBOSH-style questions and additional exercises; provides details of publically available guidance documents that students will be able to refer to. The revision guide is fully aligned to the current NEBOSH syllabus, providing complete coverage in bite-sized chunks, helping students to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Fire Safety and Risk Management textbook, helping students to consolidate their learning.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1856176681

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 4179

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work has been developed for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Each element of the syllabus has a dedicated chapter and both taught units are covered in this book. A chapter on international aspects also makes this book suitable for the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Previous editions of this book have been used for other NVQ level 3 and 4 courses in health and safety. Full colour pages and hundreds of illustrations bring health and safety to life. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcome summaries and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. As an introduction to all areas of occupational safety and health the book acts as a practical reference for managers and directors with health and safety responsibilities, and safety representatives. It covers the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes handy forms and checklists. New in this edition: Updated throughout in line with changes in the regulations Learning outcomes now included at the beginning of each chapter Companion website with downloadable health and safety forms *Endorsed by NEBOSH *Student-friendly presentation in full colour, packed with illustrations and photographs *Revision questions and sample answers taken from recent NEBOSH examinations to test your knowledge *Includes a summary of the main legal requirements, ideal for both students and managers A free companion website is also available at: www.elsevierdirect.com/companions/9781856176682 and features: Editable health and safety forms Selected appendices sections in electronic format Phil Hughes MBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health & safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Years Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.

Introduction to Fire Safety Management

Author: Andrew Furness,Martin Muckett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750680687

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 419

View: 9436

Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but linked into an effective health and safety management system. Introduction to Fire Safety Management has been developed for the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management and is also suitable for other NVQ level 3 and 4 fire safety courses. The text is highly illustrated in full colour, easy to read and supported by checklists, report forms and record sheets. This practical approach makes the book a valuable reference for health and safety professionals, fire officers, facility managers, safety reps, managers, supervisors and HR personnel in companies, as well as fire safety engineers, architects, construction managers and emergency fire services personnel. Andrew Furness CFIOSH, GIFireE, Dip2OSH, MIIRSM, MRSH, is Managing Director of Salvus Consulting Limited who specialise in Fire Safety. He was the chairman of the NEBOSH / IOSH working party that developed the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management certificate. Martin Muckett MA, MBA, CMIOSH, MIFireE, Dip2OSH, former Principal Health and Safety Advisor to The Fire Service Inspectorate and Principal Fire Safety Officer, Martin is currently Salvus Consulting Limited's Senior Fire Safety Trainer / Consultant. * Fully covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Includes a summary of legislation relevant to fire safety, ideal as a reference for students as well as practitioners

Fire Safety and Risk Management

for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Author: Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317937538

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 550

View: 4903

This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within the text to make learning more productive. Covering fire behaviour, safety, management, risk assessment, prevention and the changes to HSG65, the book can also be used as a daily reference by professionals. Written by experts in the field of fire safety Complete coverage that goes beyond the syllabus content making it a useful resource after study Illustrated throughout to enhance understanding

Environmental Management Revision Guide

For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

Author: Jonathan Backhouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317233603

Category: Nature

Page: 190

View: 3803

The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook Introduction to Environmental Management, it will also serve as a useful aide-memoire for those in environmental management roles. The book aims to: Provide practical revision guidance and strategies for students Highlight the key information for each learning outcome of the current NEBOSH syllabus Give students opportunities to test their knowledge based on NEBOSH style questions and additional exercises Provide details of guidance documents publically available that students will be able to refer to. The revision guide is fully aligned to the current NEBOSH syllabus, providing complete coverage in bite-sized chunks, helping students to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Introduction to Environmental Management, helping students to consolidate their learning.

Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safety

For the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Author: Wise Global Wise Global Training Ltd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781138126534

Category:

Page: 210

View: 494

Aligned directly to the NEBOSH syllabus, this book covers the breadth and depth of oil and gas operational safety. This book guides the reader through the principles of how to manage operational risks, carefully conveying a technical subject in a clear, concise manner that readers will find comfortable to read and understand. Written in full colour by a highly experienced team who have many years' experience within the field, this book is undoubtedly an essential tool to enhance your understanding of operational safety within the oil and gas industry.

Health and Safety at Work Revision Guide

For the NEBOSH National General Certificate

Author: Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415519799

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 198

View: 9647

"This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work will help you prepare for the written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) It provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks and will help you learn and memorise the most important areas. Colour is used to highlight key information and links are provided back to the main Introduction to Health and Safety at Work text to help you consolidate your learning. - Small and portable making it ideal for use anywhere: at home, in the classroom or on the move - Includes specimen questions and answers from recent examination papers - Everything you need for productive revision in one handy reference source This revision guide is written by an experienced lecturer who has spent many years helping students become accredited by NEBOSH. Ed Ferrett is former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses with both public and private course providers. He is a Chartered Engineer and Health and Safety Consultant"--Provided by publisher.

Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers

An International Legal Perspective

Author: Ademola Abass

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317069153

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

View: 2929

This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental challenges which undermine an effective asylum process as well as regional difficulties with the various circumstances surrounding asylum seekers. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and the Middle East, and the Pacific, the collection strives to appreciate what informs each region’s approach to the asylum process and asks if there are issues common to every region and if regions can learn from one another. The book seeks an understanding of the existing legal regime for the protection of asylum seekers and how regional institutions such as human rights commissions and regional courts enforce and adjudicate the law. The volume will be valuable to those interested in international law, migration and human rights.

Hydrocarbon Process Safety

A Text for Students and Professionals

Author: John Clifford Jones

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9781593700041

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 292

View: 3189

The vitally important subject of process safety in the hydrocarbon industry is addressed in this book. The coverage is broad and the author has integrated the various aspects so that the book will be readily accessible to readers of diverse backgrounds. A grasp of the material requires only familiarity with physical and organic chemistry (at first-year undergraduate level) and with heat transfer and fluid flow at the same level. The text is complemented by many numerical examples with full solutions. Contents: Foreword by Dr.Donald Olander, Goodrich Corporation Preface Background to the oil and gas industry Hydrocarbon leakage and dispersion The combustion behaviour of hydrocarbons Offshore oil and gas production Physical operations on hydrocarbons and associated hazards Chemical operations on hydrocarbons and hydrocarbon derivatives Hazards associated with particular hydrocarbon products Some relevant design principles Some relevant measurement principles Toxicity hazards Safe disposal of unwanted hydrocarbon Means of obtaining hydrocarbon other than from crude oil, and related safety issues Appendix: outline of the Canvey Study Solutions to numerical problems Self-test questions Index.

Challenging the Safety Quo

Author: Craig Marriott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351364669

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 168

View: 3109

Safety is broken. The people who are responsible for helping you stay safe should be at the top of your Christmas card list but all too often they are despised, ridiculed and ignored. But safety management is beginning to be challenged. Businesses have begun to realise that what they have been doing is no longer providing any additional value. The same issues are repeatedly raised by corporate leadership: How do we get our workforce engaged in safety? How do we improve safety systems to gain commitment from all employees? How do we improve safety understanding to make the case for change? How do we embed safety as an integral part of culture in an environment of ongoing change and cost pressure? Challenging the Safety Quo makes the case for change based on stagnating performance, identifies areas where there are problems and proposes alternative ways to progress. Provocative but practical, it outlines the business benefits to be gained from putting in place the right approaches to managing safety, although not in the way traditionally presented by most safety managers. This book translates theory into practice; putting an accessible, practical and usable spin on cutting edge thinking in safety.

The Study Book for the NEBOSH National General Certificate

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781900420877

Category:

Page: 388

View: 8440

A reference book to support a course of study for the 'NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) National General Certificate' qualification - a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety.

Secrets of Passing the Nebosh Exams

Don’T Study Hard, Just Study Smart

Author: Helbert R. Cual

Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore

ISBN: 1543740251

Category: Education

Page: 110

View: 7789

If youre preparing to take any exam from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), then you need to know what to expect. NEBOSH courses, which are offered by an awarding body based in the United Kingdom, offer individuals a comprehensive range of globally recognized qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, and environmental management needs of industries as well as national and local governmental organizations. This guide to passing the exams will help you: develop a study plan that is effective and efficient; use and apply command words in constructing answers, which could mean the difference between passing or failing; think about what youre being asked before writing down answers; and identify and avoid the pitfalls that lead to exam failure. NEBOSH qualifications attract approximately 50,000 candidates per year who take exams in more than 120 countries, but many of them fail. Improve your chances of lasting professional success with Secrets of Passing the NEBOSH Exams.

Basic Offshore Safety

Safety induction and emergency training for new entrants to the offshore oil and gas industry

Author: Abdul Khalique

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317541081

Category: Science

Page: 360

View: 1129

Comprehensive insight into the offshore oil and gas industry for those intending to choose it as a career Full syllabus coverage for OPITO BOSIET, FOET, MIST and IMIST courses Produced in full colour with over 180 images Basic Offshore Safety covers everything that newcomers to the offshore oil and gas industry need to know prior to travelling offshore or when attending OPITO's Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET), Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST), Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) and International MIST courses. Primarily focused on the oil industry, this book introduces readers to the key safety topics in the offshore support vessel industry and common to the renewable industry. Written in easy to follow steps and including references to both the legislation and guidance where relevant, Abdul Khalique walks the reader through the hazards they are likely to encounter when travelling to, from or working offshore, showing how to minimise risks and deal with any issues that may arise at any stage of the work.

Health and Safety Management

Principles and Best Practice

Author: Colin Fuller,Luise Vassie

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1408212587

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 2393

This important new book considers health and safety management as an equal partner to other strategic business risks. Concepts of risk and models of risk management supply the context for the management of health and safety in a range of sectors. By applying the principles of business risk management to health and safety, the authors develop crucial best practice approaches that are applicable on a global platform, irrespective of local legislation. Key features: The underlying principles of health and safety management, such as risk management, risk perception, risk communication, behaviour, human error, economics and cost benefit analysis is explored. Using international and national approaches, Ôbest practiceÕ techniques are presented to help managers develop and implement health and safety management systems in their own organisations. The roles of risk assessment, risk control, training, performance measurement, auditing, benchmarking and continuous improvement in health and safety management are analysed to provide an integrated and effective management system. Examples are drawn from a range of industrial, commercial and public sector organisations. Contemporary views on the social responsibilities of both the organisation and the individual to manage health and safety are featured in order to stimulate further debate and look to the future direction of health and safety management. Dr Colin Fuller and Dr Luise Vassie present the MSc in Health and Safety Management at the University of Leicester.

Managing Environmental Issues

A Casebook

Author: Rogene A. Buchholz,James E. Post

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 286

View: 7710

This innovative casebook was written by the originators of the successful pilot program that focused on how environmental issues weave themselves through all aspects of business.

Managing Safety

A Guide for Executives

Author: Kishor Bhagwati

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527609598

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 235

View: 1957

What are accidents? Are they just statistics that your safety department sends to you monthly and which you glance over and ask yourself whether the safety professional you have employed is doing his job right? Aimed primarily at top and middle management, this book adopts the new approach to preventing serious incidents rather than minimal compliance with regulations. It takes you step-by-simple-step to show how accidents can be avoided with little effort and money, allowing you to reap the rewards such an injury-free culture brings: higher worker morale, better product quality, and maximum productivity. Plus the inner satisfaction of reaching a goal that is worth striving for, namely zero accidents.

Essential Health and Safety Study Skills

Author: Jonathan Backhouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136230254

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

View: 8060

Studying for exams, working in teams, writing detailed yet succinct reports and importantly time management aren’t second nature to most, so this book provides clear guidance and will be an essential tool for anyone taking a health and safety course. For many students the learning experience will be a return to studying after some considerable time so this book combines practical advice with helpful exam-related information. Case studies and activities based on key health and safety topics that are covered by most Awarding Bodies Guidance on how to take both multiple-choice and written exams; with details on how to answer the action verbs, used in exams questions; including identify and outline Key principles teach how to Receive the information; Remember the information; and Recall the information for your exam

Construction Safety and Health

Author: David L. Goetsch

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132374699

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 347

View: 8836

This up-to-date and practical teaching resource makes the theories and principles of construction safety and health useful in a real-world setting, and integrates up-to-the-minute research throughout. Direct and straightforward, CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & HEALTH, 2/e focuses on the specific needs of modern construction professionals and on the requirements set forth by OSHA and other regulators., Each chapter focuses on one key area of concern, and chapters are sequenced to reflect the typical organization of college-level construction safety and health courses. Extensive updates include: LEED accreditation; effects of design on construction safety; new material on ergonomics, human factors, and behavior-based safety; and much more. Every chapter includes review questions, listings of key terms and concepts, and activities promoting critical thinking, discussion, and hands-on application.