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The Retail Industry

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ISBN13: 9780754518907
ISBN: 0754518906
Published: June 2005
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



""Tolley's Risk Assessment Workbook Series - the Retail Trade offers first hand advice on the effective strategies and methods which are essential for executing efficient risk assessment policies. The book, written by a leading practitioner in the field, focuses thoroughly on the retail industry. It is a vital source of material for risk assessors in this industry and offers practical examples within the scope of the law.The text offers: First hand advice from a leading practitioner in the Risk Assessment field Up-to-date and thoroughly explained materials A step-by-step guide on how to carry out risk assessments Key industry-specific hazards Checklists and Risk Assessment forms which can be used by the Health and Safety managerThe product is part of the Tolley's Risk Assessment Workbook Series, which also offers titles focusing on Education, Leisure, Offices, Manufacturing and Health Services.""

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Contents:
""Part One1a)Introduction to Risk Assessment and industry overview - What is a risk assessment?- Risk assessment in the context of health and safety- Risk assessment in the context of policy and procedures- Risk assessment in the industry: - Specific requirements- Industry guidelines- Industry criteria - Industry point-of-view- Industry anomalies - Who should carry out the risk assessment? - What is a competent person? - Who is a competent person?- Terminology: - Industry specific- Risk assessment1b)Overview of the law regarding risk assessment - Governing legislation - HSWA 1974- Industry specific legislation e.g. COSHH, DSE regs, PPE regs- Management Regulations - Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999- The need to comply:- Examples of compliance and non-compliance e.g. fines and penalties- How to comply:- Examples of good and bad practice- Table of legislation 1c)How to use the workbook and risk assessment methodology - What is the purpose of a risk assessment checklist?- Explanation of example company (put into context)- Who are they?- What do they do?- Company size?- Internal health & safety situation e.g. good, bad, improving- Methodology- Words v numbers- How to use the system in the workbook- Preparing for the risk assessment- Conducting the risk assessment - Example of a completed questionaire- After the risk assessment - reviewing and implementation- Risk assessment records - content, leg/reg requirements- Risk Assessment Tracker (diagrammatic - walks the user through the process) Part Two Hazards and checklists2a)Hazard identification - How to identify the hazards- Using legislation and regulations- Industry specific hazard identification- How to identify the risk- Who is at risk?2b)Industry specific issues, subsequent hazards and questionnaires.""