Identifying and Managing Risk at Work

Author: Chris L. Peterson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000479331

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

View: 695

With a focus on five major regions globally (UK, US, Europe, Canada, and Australia) Identifying and Managing Risk at Work outlines key regional factors affecting risk and its management. This volume looks at the social production and social construction of risk as well as taking a labour-process approach and socio-political perspective to investigate the nature and causes of work-related risk. In addition, there are several issues included that contribute to identifying risk at work such as climate change, the "gig" economy and the "Me Too" movement. Readers will gain a picture of some of the major current issues that are affecting risk under globalisation. Drawing on these key aspects of risk, students, academics, practitioners, and policy-makers will gain a better understanding of how risk is conceptualised and identified, and of the roles of management and employees in dealing with risk. This book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners to help gain an understanding of risk for a number of regions, and how several current issues in globalisation can be seen in their risk context.
Managing Business Risk

Author: Adam Jolly

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749440813

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 260

View: 327

Ensuring business continuity through the effective management of risks has become a boardroom preoccupation. This book highlights the key areas of concern and identifies best practice in risk management for companies large and small.
Project Management at Work

Author: Dorcas M. T. Cox, MBA, PMP

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781491702826

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 577

The workplace can be a complex and often treacherous place to be, especially for project managers. Many project managers are ill-prepared for organizational intricacies and office politics; in fact, dealing with them can sometimes seem like a project in itself. In this solutions-oriented, narrative guidebook, David, the central character navigates the confusing landscape of project management and learns how to be a successful project manger. Join him on his journey and discover how to • initiate a project and see it through—from start to finish; • seek out information that will help you manage projects; • manage projects even with little experience or direction; and • hire and develop the right team members to support your efforts. This guide also provides many templates commonly used in project management in a completed format, creating a simulated learning experience in which concepts are well anchored. What’s more, these tips and strategies can help you reduce the stress and anxiety that go along with managing projects in the workplace. From analyzing goals and identifying stakeholders to managing expectations and improving communication, you’ll discover everything you need to stay on top of your game with Project Management at Work.
Identifying and Managing Project Risk

Author: Tom Kendrick

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 9780814413418

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 370

View: 519

Winner of the Project Management Institute’s David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award 2010 It’s no wonder that project managers spend so much time focusing their attention on risk identification. Important projects tend to be time constrained, pose huge technical challenges, and suffer from a lack of adequate resources. Identifying and Managing Project Risk, now updated and consistent with the very latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)® Guide, takes readers through every phase of a project, showing them how to consider the possible risks involved at every point in the process. Drawing on real-world situations and hundreds of examples, the book outlines proven methods, demonstrating key ideas for project risk planning and showing how to use high-level risk assessment tools. Analyzing aspects such as available resources, project scope, and scheduling, this new edition also explores the growing area of Enterprise Risk Management. Comprehensive and completely up-to-date, this book helps readers determine risk factors thoroughly and decisively...before a project gets derailed.
International Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136217708

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 593

View: 306

The second edition of International Health and Safety at Work has been specially written in simple English for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH International Certificate in Health and Safety each year. Fully updated and matched to the March 2011 syllabus, this course book provides students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence. Full colour pages and over 200 illustrations bring health and safety to life. Each chapter starts with learning outcome summaries and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter are also included to aid exam preparation. Endorsed by NEBOSH for the International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Provides all the material students need for the course including tables, forms and checklists that can be used for health and safety activities such as risk assessment Gives a unique summary of Occupational Health and Safety legal frameworks in over 20 countries including the EU and USA plus details of several ILO conventions and recommendations which are useful to students and a wide range of managers This NEBOSH-endorsed textbook introduces the reader to the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace from an international perspective. The book not only meets the needs of students on the NEBOSH course but remains a useful reference for all managers who work to international standards and need to adapt them to local needs and practice. Phil Hughes MBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health and safety and as director of RoSPA in the New Year's Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on various NEBOSH health and safety courses. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.
Managing Health at Work

Author: C. Wilkinson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000123395

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 190

View: 206

Managing Health at Work reviews recent developments in the field of workplace health from a practical point of view. It is aimed at managers and health specialists concerned with initiating new policies to develop and improve workplace health. The book provides essential guidance in managing health at work, gives specific examples of good practice and alerts the reader to relevant guidelines surrounding issues such as stress, cancer, HIV and AIDS, RSI, health eating and exercise. The author argues that increasing attention should be paid to the use of workplace health especially with the growing number of employees making claims against their employers for a wide range of health problems.
Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy and Medicines Law

Author: Gordon E. Appelbe

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 9780853699897

Category: Law

Page: 609

View: 988

This text is a comprehensive guide to law and ethics for pharmacy practice in the UK. Since publication of the first edition in 1976, it has become established as the standard student textbook and reference work on this subject in the UK. It includes information on the law that affects the practice of pharmacy in the UK, complete coverage of the pharmacy undergraduate and pre- registration syllabus and British law relating to medicines and poisons. This tenth edition has been substantially updated in connection with the advent of the GPhC and the new PLB, and revision of the Medicines Act.
Safety at Work

Author: John Ridley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136367625

Category: Science

Page: 1096

View: 458

Safety at Work is widely accepted as the authoritative guide to safety and health in the workplace and covers all aspects of safety management. The sixth edition has been revised to cover recent changes to UK practice and standards in health, safety, employment and environmental legislation. It also incorporates EU directives and references to harmonised and international standards. Reflecting the importance of the roles of directors and managers in health and safety, new chapters cover the management of risk, emphasising the need for a sound organisational structure to achieve effective risk management. Developments in the behavioural approach to risk management and current thinking on the development of an international standard on safety management are also covered. Quality of the environment is rapidly becoming part of the safety manager’s responsibilities both in the workplace and in the context of global pollution. A completely new part consisting of five chapters has been added dealing solely with environmental issues (including ISO 14001). The increasingly important role of ergonomics in health and safety is reflected in a new chapter on Applied Ergonomics, dealing with the subject pragmatically, that will allow the manager and practitioner to design process and operations that are within the limits of the human body. The effects of stress, an emerging concern in health and safety, are covered in various chapters.
Introduction to International Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136392481

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 599

View: 229

This text has been written for the fast growing NEBOSH international certificate in health and safety taken by around 6,000 students worldwide. Matched to the new 2011 syllabus and written in simple English, the coursebook provide students with all they need to tackle the course with confidence.
Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction

Author: Phil Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780750681117

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 516

View: 236

The construction industry is working hard to improve its health and safety record. It is now essential for employers and employees to be aware of the health and safety issues that concern them and demand for qualifications in this area is increasing. The coverage of this book has been directly matched to the Certificate course in Construction Safety and Health from NEBOSH. However, the comprehensive coverage of health and safety topics in a construction context make it relevant for other courses in Construction Design and Management, Construction Safety and Health, and the Built Environment, both in the UK and overseas. The text is highly illustrated in full colour, easy to read and includes self-assessment questions taken directly from NEBOSH examinations as well as a study skills chapter. The text is also supported with checklists, report forms and record sheets, making it a valuable reference tool for construction managers, supervisors, designers, building and civil engineers to consult on the day to day issues of health and safety. In its second edition the book has been updated to incorporate changes in legislation, regarding: * Noise * Vibration * COSHH * Work at Height * Fire Safety * Construction Design and Management * Fully covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Includes a summary of the main legislation, ideal as a reference for students as well as for all managers in the construction industry
Safety at Work

Author: John Channing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135078195

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1064

View: 825

The leading book on the subject of occupational health & safety revised in line with recent UK legislation and practice. New to this edition is the foreword by Judith Hackitt CBE, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive and a brand new chapter on the latest EU and international regulations and directives. Safety at Work is widely accepted as the most authoritative guide to health and safety in the workplace. Offering detailed coverage of the fundamentals and background in the field, this book is essential reading for health and safety professionals or small company owners. Students on occupational health and safety courses at diploma, bachelor and masters level, including the NEBOSH National Diploma, will find this book invaluable, providing students with the technical grounding required to succeed. Edited by an experienced and well-known health and safety professional with contributions from leading experts in research and practice.