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Health and Safety Books
Health and Safety Legislation Books - A selection of books that provide basic information regarding health and safety legislation in the UK.
NEBOSH - Books to help those studying the NEBOSH Certificate or NEBOSH Diploma.
Fire Safety Links
Safe Working with Flammable Substances - A leaflet provided by the HSE giving advice on working safely with flammable substances.
CHIP - Hazard symbols and hazard pictograms for the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002.
COSHH: A Brief Guide to the Regulations - What you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.
COSHH Essentials - COSHH Essentials provides advice on controlling the use of chemicals for a range of common tasks, eg mixing, or drying.
Scaffmag - The global scaffolding magazine.
Environment Agency - The leading public organisation for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.
Ergonomics / Manual Handling
ART Tool - Assessment of Repetitive Tasks tool from the Health and Safety Executive.
Musculoskeletal Disorders - Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common occupational illness in Great Britain, affecting 1.0 million people a year. They include problems such as low back pain, joint injuries and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts
First Aid at Work - This site provides information on all aspects of first aid at work and will be of interest to employers, employees, first aiders and training organisations across all industry sectors.
Gas Safety Links
BOC Gas Safety - This site provides information on the safe use, handling and storage of gas products.
Carbon Monixide: The Silent Killer - An excellent visual resource to help protect you from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Gas Safe Register - From the 1st of April 2009, only a Gas Safe registered engineer is legally allowed to install gas appliances in your home or workplace.
Guest Blogging - Expert in a health and safety topic? Write a guest blog article for www.HealthSafetyNews.co.uk
Health and Safety Organisations
CIEH - The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. CIEH is a professional and awarding body, a knowledge centre, a training organisation, a campaigning body and a registered charity.
HPA - The Health Protection Agency - an independent organisation dedicated to protecting people's health in the United Kingdom.
HSE - The Health and Safety Executive's job is to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities. Their site provides advice and guidance.
IEMA - Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
IIRSM - The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. The IIRSM is a professional body for health and safety practitioners.
IOSH - The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Europe's leading body for individuals with a professional involvement in occupational safety and health.
RoSPA - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity established more than 90 years ago that aims to campaign for change, influence opinion, contribute to debate, educate and inform - for the good of all.
Free Health and Safety Resources
Lab Safety 101 - Health and Safety Resources for Students
Free Signage - Warning signs, prohibition signs, hazard signs, fire exit signs more free to download and use.
Health and Safety Document Collection - Useful guidance documents and the archives for HealthSafetyNews.co.uk.
GHS Pictograms - Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
Online-Sign - A useful online source of safety and other signs.
Slips and Trips
Preventing Slips and Trips in the Workplace - Guidance and advice from the HSE.