Managing Health, Safety and Working Environment (Management Extra)

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Are you looking to save your company money whilst improving employee well being? A safe, healthy working environment is good for business. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has identified companies where specific financial advantages were attributable to improved health and safety: one company saved £12 for every £1 it spent; a 73% reduction in employee insurance claims and 18% fewer days lost to injuries; a 50% reduction in civil claims. When you consider that in 2004-5 28 million working days were lost due to work-related ill-health and 7 million due to workplace injury, the benefits of a health and safety culture are obvious.

This book explores the managerial roles and responsibilities with regard to safety. Applying key legal requirements to the workplace, it looks at how workplace facilities are managed and how materials and equipment are used, stored and maintained for optimum effectiveness. It not only aids organisations to achieve success, but to maintain it.

* Authoritative but accessible and lively material

* New, exciting and flexible approach to management development

* Identifies the requirements of health and safety policy, employee consultation and risk assessment organizations

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New exciting and flexible approach to management development

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Stuck for ideas, inspiration or just want to work differently? Management Extra
brings all the best management thinking together in one package.The books are
practical and well structured to provide an in depth treatment of these
management topics.

Titles in the series:
* Business Environment
* Change Management
* Development for High Performance
* Effective Communications
* Financial Management
* Information and Knowledge
Management
* Leadership and Management in
Organisations
* Leading Teams
* Making Sense of Data and
Information
* Managing Markets and Customers
* Managing for Results
* Managing Health, Safety andWorking
Environment
* Managing Legal and Ethical Principles
* Managing Yourself
* PositiveWorking Relationships
* Project Management
* Quality and Operations Management
* Reaching Your Goals Through Innovation
* Recruitment and Selection
* Reputation Management

This series fuses key theories and concepts with applied activities to help
managers examine how they work in practice.The books are created with
individuals in mind.They are designed to help you improve your management
skills. Management Extra can also be used in conjunction with management
programmes of study aligned to standards.
Each of the books has case studies, self assessments and activities all underpinned
by knowledge and understanding of the frameworks and techniques required to
improve performance. Management Extra provides managers and trainers with a
handbook for action and development.
You found it - what a find! A practical
resource packed with all the relevant
theory and suggested activities to
support your professional development.
An essential resource to have at your
fingertips, jump in and enjoy.
Russell Jeans
Learning and Development Manager,
ntl

All the essential concepts are here,
presented in an easily digestible format
with lots of up to date case studies and
references - but, most importantly, with
plenty of thought provoking activities
and self-diagnostic exercises to make
the learning personal and transferable.
Peter Manning
Head of Training & Development,
News International Newspapers Ltd

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