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A to Z Health and Safety Handbook A to Z Health and Safety Handbook
Author: Tom O'Reilly

Paperback • 210 x 148mm •206pp • £14.99 • 1-85252-437-5 • 2003

Health and Safety is generally not a popular discipline amongst today’s working population, who see it as a necessary but time-consuming exercise. This very helpful book offers a comprehensive and jargon-free series of quick-fix answers and definitions for those occasions (all too frequent) when real information is needed urgently.
The book sets out alphabetically the words, phrases, abbreviations and acronyms encountered almost daily by anyone involved in the health and safety field. Explanations are written in understandable language and the reader is directed to the original sources of the information where fuller detail can be found if necessary.

The book will appeal to workers in most organisations, from shop-floor to director, to trades unionists, safety representatives and supervisors, operators of small businesses, students working towards qualifications in occupational health and safety - in fact anyone with a care for better and safer working practices and environments.


Price:   £14.99

Creating an Employee Wellness Programme Creating an Employee Wellness Programme
Author: Laurel Alexander

Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 160pp • £12.99 • 1-85252-371-9 • 2001

This important new book looks at the creation of a holistic health and wellness programme in the workplace. This book examines every aspect of employee wellness and how it relates to organisational strategy and culture as well as its relevance to home and family life and lifestyle. It covers such relevant topics as weight management and nutrition; the principles of smoking cessation; what is a healthy environment; the principles of stress management; the available resources for creating and maintaining workplace wellness; and the wide range of available services for screening, monitoring and education.



Price:   £12.99

Fire Safety Assessor's Handbook Fire Safety Assessor's Handbook
The complete guide to fire prevention, containment and safety
Author: Tony Paterson

Paperback - A5 - 290pp - £20.00 - ISBN 1-85252-450-2

Since the passing of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, almost every employer in the UK and the EU must now carry out Fire Safety Audits and Risk Assessments within their premises. This comprehensive and readable book will help anyone given the responsibility as a Fire Safety Adviser, or indeed anyone in any organisation who has been presented with that type of role, to set up the necessary administrative system. In the event of a prosecution for non-compliance with the Order, the employer concerned would at least possess a competent defence.


Price:   £20.00

First Aid in the Workplace First Aid in the Workplace
Author: Eva Roman

Paperback • 244 x 172mm • 192pp • £2.95 • 1-85252-250-X • 1995

A unique First Aid Guide for business use. This book should be be on the shelf of every Health & Safety Officer and Plant Manager responsible for the health and well-being of their employees.

'Extremely well written... fills a gap that has needed filling for a very long time' Stan Cornwell OStJ

'A most useful book to have alongside the First Aid kit' Training Officer


Price:   £12.95

Health and Safety for Small Businesses Health and Safety for Small Businesses
Authors: Tom O'Reilly

Paperback • A5 • 182pp • £12.99 • 9781852525743 • 2008

A practical guide for small businesses looking for a way to cut through the red tape. This essential guide for SME owners and managers explains how the current rules apply to smaller businesses, and shows how it is possible to establish a realistic H&S policy which complies with the law and yet allows them time to get on with running their businesses.


Price:   £12.99

Psychological First Aid Psychological First Aid
Caring for the victims of incidents

Author: Dr Eva Roman

Paperback - A5 - 160pp - £14.99 - ISBN 1-85252-475-8

This book is a useful and very instructive follow-up to Dr Roman's successful book on trauma and how to deal with it. Here she extends that knowledge to inform and instruct anyone involved in dealing with traumatic incidents in the correct way to approach and care for victims of such events.


Price:   £14.99

Streetwise Drugwise Streetwise Drugwise
A Layman's Guide to the Properties, Effects and Treatments of Illegal drugs

Authors: Eva Roman and Richard James

Paperback • A5 • 160pp • £12.99 • 1-85252-228-3 • 1998

As the subtitle indicates, this is a unique and important new guide to the properties, effects and symptoms of all the main 'street' drugs from hashish to Ecstasy and the ever-evolving range of chemical spin-offs – and how to cope with the effects when they run out of control, both for the taker and for the passer-by. The book is intended to give guidance not only on recognition but also on first-aid treatment of drug abusers. It will be invaluable not only to employers, parents and concerned friends or relatives of drug users, but also to the users themselves.


Price:   £12.99

Stress, Health and Your Lifestyle Stress, Health and Your Lifestyle
Author: John D Adams

Paperback • 234 x 153mm • 72pp • £5.99 • 1-85252-196-l • 1993

Part of the Personal Development Series commissioned and produced by Lifeskills International.
Stress – how much is enough, how does it manifest itself, and how can it be protected against? This book contains a series of questionnaires and exercises that will help individuals identify the current stressful areas of their life and create a realistic action plan to cope with it.


Price:   £5.99

Stress Management Techniques Stress Management Techniques
A classic guide to stree management by the popular author and columnist, Vernon Coleman. The author provides down-to-earth advice for anyone in a streesful situation, whether at work or at home. The book is packed with tips and techniques to get the blood pressure down... 

Price:   £9.99

Trauma Trauma
Recognising the Symptoms and Helping the Victims

Author: Dr Eva Roman and Roger le Duc-Barnett

Paperback • A5 • 128pp • £12.99 • 1-85252-356-5 • 2000

Provides practical advice for anyone involved in dealing with trauma, both at home and in the workplace. It explains the way that trauma strikes, and shows how the process of immediate care, followed by psychological debriefing and possible supportive counselling can help to relieve some of the pain and work towards a positive outcome in the lives of those affected.


Price:   £12.99

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