If you work in health and safety this is a must have bookI find it a great helpVery pleased Risk assessment has become the backbone of health and safety management in the UK and elsewhere Employers have a legal duty to prove that risk assessments have been carried out and to ensure that appropriate precautions have been implementedMike Bateman demystifies the risk assessment process and how it relates to UK legislation He covers both the general techniques and the assessment of specific risks, such as hazardous substances COSHH , noise, manual handling, Display Screen Equipment DSE workstations, Personal Protective Equipment PPE , fire, asbestos and work at height The book is practical in its approach to risk assessment rather than being overly legalistic or academic and tells the reader how to go about risk assessment, not just what the legislation requires It contains numerous checklists, forms and worked examples for a variety of hazards and industriesThis edition has been fully updated to take into account the impact of the following requirements on risk assessments Work at Height Regulationsfull new chapterControl of Noise at Work Regulations Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order RRFSOMike Bateman runs his own health and safety consultancy and specialises in risk assessments He is a corporate member of IOSH and a registered health and safety practitioner My partner loves this bookI bought it for him to help with his work as a Health and Safety officer .Good book.enable others interested to buy it..very good pointer..limited in its coverage, but covers essentials needed in health and safety risk assessment. purchased this as it was recommended reading for a MMsc in Occ Safety and Health I am doing right now it was so good from the library that i had to buy use it often in my real job. All as described, excellent service thank you. It is a well written book with many examples of different types of risk assessment It does give you a taste of all the major risk assessments such as COSHH assessments. A good book with simple explanations but given the new raft of legislation since its publication new changes happening now its time for a new edition Until then I d recommend it for anyone who is serious about improving safety in their workplace by reviewing their risks Supports the Tolley s Health Safety 2012 book superbly.Delivered ahead of the sceheduled date in perfect condition.