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Health and Safety, Premises and Environment Handbook 2012
The Health and Safety, Premises and Environment Handbook 2012 provides you with all the essential information you need on legislation, regulation, policy, case law and best practice.
Information is presented in plain English, and broken down into separate A-Z sections containing legislative summaries, key points, handy fact boxes and sources of further information.
All the guidance is written and compiled by our team of expert authors, including top law firms, surveyors, safety consultants and regulatory bodies.
The Health and Safety, Premises and Environment Handbook includes a number of comment pieces, so that as well as the information, facts and guidance offered, you will also gain an insight into what the legal experts think, particularly of new legislation. Also included is a handy ‘At a glance’ section, outlining the basic information you need to know over the next 12 months.
- A-Z guidance on everything you need to know about health and safety, environmental and premises management in the next 12 months.
- Fully revised and updated sections to help you get to grips with the latest guidance and information.
- Case reviews with in-depth analysis of recent case law by experts in the field.
- New comment pieces, giving insight into what legal experts think about new legislation.
- Practical design to give you accurate, up-to-date information on the spot.
- A handy 824 page paperback format, which is easy to carry and store.
- Air conditioning systems
- Carbon and water footprinting
- The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
- Environmental civil sanctions
- Forklift truck safety
- Health and safety inductions
- Interviews under caution (PACE interviews)
- Local Exhaust Ventilation systems
- Safety audits
Includes the latest information and guidance on:
- The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register
- Changes to RIDDOR reporting requirements
- The newly-implemented Waste Hierarchy
- The first prosecution under Corporate Manslaughter legislation
- Landmark cases in health and safety
- The HSE’s cost recovery scheme
- And much more…
Featuring contributions from:
Bureau Veritas UK Ltd provides a broad range of consulting and laboratory services to companies operating within the built and natural environments. The built environment has a major influence on health, welfare, morale and productivity of employees, contractors and visitors alike. Managing these risk factors is a key issue for all organisations and new legal precedents are being set to ensure statutory requirements are met. Bureau Veritas UK Ltd has the expert knowledge, resource and expertise to support organisations in providing a safe and healthy workplace, providing a comprehensive management solution.
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP is a commercial law firm providing top quality legal advice and pragmatic solutions to local, national and international clients. Whilst not one of the largest regional firms, Greenwoods has been successful in identifying the market in which they are best placed to operate.
Having acted for individuals and organisations involved in many of the major cases in this area, Kennedys’ Health and Safety team is widely recognised as a leader in its field. The team is ranked number one in the UK for health and safety in the current edition of the Legal 500, with a number of its lawyers singled out for commendation. The wider Kennedys firm has traditionally been known as a leading insurance-driven commercial litigation practice, but is also recognised for skills in the non-contentious commercial field, particularly within the insurance, construction and transport industries. In addition, it has a fast-growing reputation for its work in employment law and the healthcare and insolvency sectors.
Pinsent Masons LLP is one of the most highly regarded property law firms. The firm's strategy is to be recognised as the pre-eminent legal advisor serving the needs of the energy and utilities, financial services and insurance, government, infrastructure and construction, manufacturing and engineering, real estate, technology and facilities management industries. The firm ranks in the UK top 15 law firms and is one of Europe's leaders. Clients benefit from the depth of industry knowledge of the firm's teams of specialist lawyers who provide a comprehensive service in health and safety, employment, PPP/PFI projects, dispute resolution (property and commercial), commercial property, planning, environment and sustainability, corporate and commercial, data protection, pensions, insolvency and taxation.
Why you need the Health and Safety, Premises and Environment Handbook 2012
A combination of expert opinion, case analysis, easy to digest facts and information on all relevant law set out in an easy to use, understandable way, make the Workplace Law Handbook a must-have resource. No technical jargon, no legalese; just simple to understand information and best practice.