In plain English, John Ridley guides the reader through Health and Safety legislation and explains how to comply with it in practical terms. The text is clearly laid out, distinguishing between bulleted summaries of legislative requirements and the author's advice and commentary. By condensing the fundamental contents of the author's acclaimed "Safety at Work" into a practical and affordable volume, "Health and Safety in Brief" has established itself as a valuable handbook for safety representatives and managers, as well as an essential revision aid for students on introductory health & safety and general management courses such as: NEBOSH National Certificate and Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health; IOSH Managing Safely; CIEH Advanced Certificate in Health & Safety in the Workplace; British Safety Council Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health; NVQs in Occupational Safety and Health; and, Chartered Management Institute's Level 5 Diploma in Management. This title is completely revised coverage of fire safety in line with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.Construction safety incorporates new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and new Working at Heights Regulations. This title offers: coverage of changes in employment law, including age discrimination and working time; more on the effects of the Woolf Report; a concise source of essential legal information and best practice, ideal as a reference for managers and a revision aid for students; content that can be trusted from the author of the bestselling "Safety at Work"; and, bulleted summaries that provide quick access to the information required.