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An Introduction to Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics
The law requires every employer to provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees. Achieving health and safety compliance is a challenge that requires employers to evaluate every line of work, in order to identify unique hazards and challenges. An Introduction to Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics is a comprehensive introduction to the regulations and best practices that prevent employees from suffering from injuries, diseases and stress in the workplace. In this book, readers will learn how to identify and evaluate workplace hazards, and how to develop effective control measures to mitigate them. They will also be introduced to the correct procedures to follow when an incident occurs. Additionally, readers will explore the legal, ethical and cultural frames within which health and safety operates, as well as how employee well-being can be promoted through benefits programmes. An Introduction to Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics aims to equip readers with a strong foundation that will prepare them for further study in the field of health and safety.