This book has been prepared to help the owners and managers of small and medium-sized enterprises to control health risks arising from work.
It is based on information and experience gained by the Health and Safety Executive, and actual case studies are used to illustrate particular points. Management needs to be competent to deal effectively with occupational health risks.
As a manager you will be concerned if your employees' health is affected by their work. Management skills can be applied to preventing ill health as part of running a business. The link between the workplace cause and later ill health is not always obvious. This book provides a framework and some examples to help you to improve the control of health risks in your workplace.