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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction 2nd ed isbn 9780727760104

ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction

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ISBN13: 9780727740564
New Edition ISBN: 9780727760104
Published: September 2010
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Written by experienced site engineers, this highly practical reference covers the key principles of construction health and safety. Guidance is provided on how risks and hazards can be managed, from the initial design stage to eventual demolition, to help maintain the health and safety of workers and the public on and around construction sites. "The ICE Handbook of Health and Safety in Construction" will provide engineers with practical guidance on understanding and achieving the various requirements of sound construction health and safety practices - written from a deeply practical perspective by experienced site engineers. Covering topics such as how to bring a crane on site and pointing the reader to sources for further information, this manual will supplement the existing material, providing an introduction for novices and a reference document for more experienced engineers.

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Health and Safety
Foreword - D. Orr SECTION 1 - Introduction Legal principles Recognising health hazards in construction SECTION 2 - Workforce issues Responsibilities of the key duty holders in construction design and management Managing workers' conditions SECTION 3 - Managing occupational health and safety in construction The different phases in construction Establishing operational control processes Occupational health and safety management systems Assessing health issues in construction Assessing safety issues in construction Procurement SECTION 4 - Health hazards Controlling exposure to chemical hazards Controlling exposure to biological hazards Controlling exposure to physical hazards SECTION 5 - Safety Hazards Working at height and roofwork Excavations and piling Confined spaces Falsework Demolition, partial demolition/structural refurbishment and decommissioning Transportation and vehicle movement Fire and explosion hazards Working on, in, over or near water