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Health and Safety at Work Course Book

Health and Safety at Work follows the syllabus for NEBOSH’s Award in Health and Safety at Work, and provides the knowledge you need to help you gain the qualification.

The book also contains activities and case studies to illustrate the areas covered by the syllabus. It can be used as part of your studies during a taught course or as a study aid for e-learning, distance learning and revision sessions. 

The information is also valuable as a reference source for those putting health and safety principles into practice at work, for example when identifying hazards and risks within the workplace.

This 130-page book is suitable for those studying both the February 2010 syllabus and the revised July 2016 syllabus, as it covers all the content for both versions. It is available to buy online with a discount available for orders of 20 or more.


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  • The foundations of health and safety
  • The responsibility for health and safety
  • Health and safety risk assessment and control
  • Hazards and controls associated with work equipment
  • Transport safety
  • Hazards and controls associated with working with electricity
  • Fire safety 
  • Hazards and controls associated with manual handling and repetitive movement 
  • Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances 
  • Hazards and control associated with the working environment 
  • Workplace risk assessment activity

See extract (Edition 2 - January 2017)