Managing Health and Safety in a Small Business is an up-to-date guide, reflecting current concerns about how to identify and manage health and safety risks in a small business, with a broad focus on practical guidance wherever your business is based globally.

It covers all the basic principles of assessing risks without quoting specific regulations that are likely to change depending on your location. With additional checklists and suggestions throughout, it can be used by individual business owners, consultants or business advisors working with them, or as a basic introduction to the key elements of risk assessment.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half-Title Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Description
  6. Contents
  7. Disclaimer
  8. Foreword
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Section A  The Context for Your Business
  11. Section B  Identifying and Controlling Safety Risks
  12. Section C  Identifying and Controlling Health Risks
  13. Section D  Identifying and Controlling Fire Risks
  14. Section E  Effective Management of Fire, Health, and Safety Risks in the Business
  15. Section F  Case Studies
  16. Section G  Further Information and Reference Sources
  17. Appendix 1: Checklist 1 Describe Your Business
  18. Appendix 2: Checklist 2 Site Plan A Describe the Site
  19. Appendix 3: Checklist 3 Site Plan B Show the External Features
  20. Appendix 4: Checklist 4 Site Plan C Show the Internal Features
  21. Appendix 5: Checklist 5 How Orders Move Through the Business
  22. Appendix 6: Checklist 6 Show Activities in Each Area
  23. Appendix 7: Checklist 7 Type of Hazard and Where it is on Site
  24. Appendix 8: Checklist 8 Assessing the Safety Risks
  25. Appendix 9: Checklist 9 Controls in Place
  26. Appendix 10: Checklist 10 Health Hazards on Site
  27. Appendix 11: Checklist 11 Assessing the Health Risks
  28. Appendix 12: Checklist 12 Controls in Place
  29. Appendix 13: Checklist 13 Fire Hazards on Site
  30. Appendix 14: Checklist 14 Assessing the Fire Risks
  31. Appendix 15: Checklist 15 Fire Controls in Place
  32. Appendix 16: Checklist 16 Managing the Risks
  33. About the Author
  34. Index