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Australian Master Work Health and Safety Guide - 2nd Edition

Book $163.00 (inc GST)
eBook $163.00 (inc GST)

The 2018 edition, extended to include New Zealand, is now available for ordering. 

This definitive guide is a first point of reference for work health and safety best practice and strategy. Written by safety professionals, legal practitioners and academics, this leading publication provides safety professionals, managers and students with key information and practical guidance on how to meet the safety challenges facing Australian organisations. Read the editor's insights into What you need to know about Work Health and Safety.

The Australian Master Work Health and Safety Guide has been significantly updated to reflect recent developments in areas such as workplace bullying, national transport safety laws, mining, and oil and gas. It also contains two new chapters on the important topics of safety culture and how to manage a critical incident. 

This easy-to-understand Guide equips safety professionals, managers and students with a variety of practical tools to assist in understanding and improving health and safety standards, such as case studies, diagrams, checklists and templates.

Part 1 – Introduction to workplace health and safety

About this Master Guide | The big picture | Management systems

Part 2 – Legal issues in workplace health and safety
History of work health and safety laws | Overview of work health and safety laws | Related safety laws | Enforcement | The courts

Part 3 – Principles of managing workplace health and safety
Governance | Culture | Consultation | Risk management | Training | Critical incidents | Investigations | Workers compensation and injury management | Purchasing | Contractors | Documentation | Evaluation

Part 4 – Key health and safety risks at the workplace
Security | Bullying and violence | Emergencies | Plant | Chemicals | Manual tasks | Noise | Stress and fatigue | Infectious diseases | Construction | Mining | Oil and gas

Part 5 – Additional material
Student advice | Sample security risk assessment

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