Environmental Management in the United Kingdom - Free Information, Resources & Links by EHSO

United Kingdom: Free Environmental Management Guides, Leaflets and Publications

Here are links to sources of free environmental information for and about the United Kingdom (Great Britain). These publications are mostly produced by the UK government. See this pages for Operational guidance (used by HSE's Inspectors when undertaking inspections, investigations, permissioning and enforcing.) And this MDHS guide - Good practice in the use of hazardous substances.

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Health and Safety in the workplace information for Britain

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bullet Five steps to risk assessment
  • Health and safety regs
  • Working with VDUs
  • Health and safety law
  • An introduction to health and safety
  • A short guide to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • COSHH, A brief guide to the regs
  • The Work at Height Regs 2005 a brief guide
  • Getting to grips with manual handling
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    bulletAccidents[2]
  • Agriculture[3]
  • Airports[4]
  • Asbestos[5]
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    bullet Benchmarking[6] PDF [810kb]
  • Biocides[7]
  • Biotechnology[8] (includes Genetically Modified Organisms)
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    bulletCatering[9]
  • Ceramics[10]
  • Chemicals[11]
  • Colour vision examination [12]
  • Computers[13]
  • Confined Spaces[14] PDF [39kb]
  • Construction[15]
  • Control of Major Accident Hazards [16] (COMAH)
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    bulletDangerous Pathogens[17]
  • Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions [18]
  • Display Screen Equipment[19] (DSE) PDF[740kb]
  • Diving[20]
  • Docks[21]
  • Driving[22]
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    bulletEducation[23]
  • Electrical / Electronics [24]
  • Enforcement[25]
  • Engineering[26]
  • Entertainment and Leisure [27]
  • Ergonomics[28]
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    bulletFalls from Height[29]
  • Fire and Explosion[30]
  • First-Aid[31]
  • Food and Drink[32]
  • Forestry[33]
  • Foundries[34]
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    bulletGas Safety[35]
  • Glass Industry[36]
  • Guidance notes [37]
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    bulletHaulage[38] (See also Workplace transport)
  • Health and Safety Regulations [39] (See Regulations)
  • Health Services[40]
  • Homeworking[41] PDF [91kb] bullet Homeworking talking leaflet [MP3 audio 7.4mb][42]
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    bulletInfections at work [43] ehso blue lightbar

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    bullet Jobs to die for - MISC471[44] PDF [380kb] ehso blue lightbar

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    bullet Lead[45] PDF [22kb]
  • Legionella[46]
  • Legislation[47] (See Regulations)
  • Lifting Operations[48]
  • Lone Working[49]
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    bulletMachinery safety[50] (See Work Equipment)
  • Managing Health and Safety [51]
  • Manual Handling[52]
  • Metals[53] (See also, chemicals, foundries and engineering)
  • Methods for the Determination of Hazardous Substances [54] (MDHS)
  • Migrant workers - Working in the UK from overseas? PDF [152kb] [55]
  • Mines and Quarries[56]
  • Motor Industry[57]
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    bullet Nanotechnology PDF [21kb][58]
  • Noise[59]
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    bulletOccupational Health[60]
  • Office Work[61]
  • Offshore[62]
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    bulletPaper and Board[63]
  • Personal Protective Equipment [64] (PPE)
  • Pesticides[65]
  • Plastics Industry[66]
  • Pressure Systems[67]
  • Printing[68]
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment [69] (PUWER) (See Work Equipment)
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    bulletRadiation[70]
  • Regulations[71]
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries [72] (RSI)
  • Risk Assessment[73]
  • Road Safety[74]
  • Rubber[75]
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    bulletSafety Management[76] (See Managing health and safety)
  • Safety Signs and Signals [77]
  • Sewage[78]
  • Silica[79]
  • Skin at work[80]
  • Slips, Trips and Falls [81]
  • Small Firms[82]
  • Stress[83]
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    bulletTalking leaflets[84]
  • Textiles[85]
  • Tidal Estuaries[86]
  • Training[87] (See Managing health and safety)
  • Transport[88]
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    bulletVehicles[90]
  • Vibration[91]
  • Violence to Staff[92]
  • Visual Display Units (VDUs)[93] (See Display Screen Equipment) PDF [740kb]
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    bullet Waste Industry[94]
  • Water (Working Near)[95]
  • Window cleaners[96] (see falls from height)
  • Woodworking[97]
  • Work Equipment[98]
  • Workplace Health Safety and Welfare [99]
  • Workplace Transport[100] (See also Haulage)
  • Work Related Upper Limb Disorders [101] (WRULD)
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    bulletYoung People[102] (see Education) ehso blue lightbar

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    bulletZoonoses