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Health and safety factfiles

Information on key aspects of health and safety for engineers, technicians and managers.

Health and safety factfiles and briefings by title and catagory Health and safety factfiles and briefings by title and category

A full list of all health and safety factfiles and briefings by title and category.

 

Colour vision defects General health and safety factfiles

The following factfiles discuss a range of health and safety issues including colour vision defects, advice on interconnecting mains powered equipment, and electrical safety - a perspective based on incidents.

General health and safety factfiles (full list of general health and safety factfiles)

 

Health and safety briefings

Over 50 short briefings designed to demystify health and safety topics, from dealing with asbestos to reducing stress at work. These have been broken down into 4 sections, namely management, specific hazards, controlling risk, and legislation.

Behaviour based safety Management of health and safety

The following briefings discuss the management of health and safety, and include topics such as reporting of events, fire safety risk assessment, office safety management, and safety culture.

Management of health and safety - (full list of health and safety briefings relating to management)

 

Driving safely - are you safe? twelve handy hints Specific hazards

The following briefings discuss specific hazards under health and safety, and include topics such as asbestos, electricity in the workplace, manual handling, and stress at work.

Specific Hazards - (full list of health and safety briefings relating to specific hazards)

 

Determining the acceptability of risk Controlling risk

The following briefings discuss controlling risk in health and safety, and include topics such as hazard analysis (HAZAN), fault tree analysis (FTA), risk assessment, and determining the acceptability of risk.

Controlling risk - (full list of health and safety briefings relating to controlling risk)

 

Confined spaces Health and safety legislation

The following briefings discuss health and safety legislation, and include topics such as CDM regulations, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH), provision and use of work equipment, and safety regulations likely to affect IET members.

Health and safety legislation - (full list of health and safety briefings relating to legislation)