Tolley Publishing has recently produced its
Workplace Accident Handbook, a practical guide for managers, safety
professionals and in-house lawyers. As one of our partners, Mark
Tyler, was Consultant Editor for this guide, we are able to offer
our clients and registered Law-Now users a 10% discount - £58.00
instead of the full list price of £64.50.
The handbook provides clear explanations of the
causes of accidents, risk management techniques, and accident
investigations. The legal frameworks are described for risk
assessment, emergency planning, accident reporting, HSE
investigations, and the rehabilitation or departure of injured
employees. The processes of health and safety prosecutions and
claims for personal injury are outlined, along with those for
inquests and Fatal Accident Inquiries. There are various useful
checklists, flow-charts and sample forms.
The contents of the handbook are listed below.
To order your copy of the handbook, please complete
our on-line form.
If you have any queries, please contact:
+44(0) 20 7367 2586
Alternatively the handbook may be ordered from the
(at the full list price of £64.50).
Workplace Accident Handbook –
Rationales for management focus – legal and
economic considerations, trends and targets in prevention, risk
management and accountability.
Chapter 2: Accident causation
Safety culture, the role of management,
understanding systems failures and human error, case studies.
Chapter 3: Compliance with
Common law and statutory duties, insurance
requirements, planning emergency procedures, first aid, fire
protection, legal compliance checklists.
Chapter 4: Legal aspects of
reporting and investigating accidents
RIDDOR reporting, accident books, employers' and
employees' duties, re-evaluating risk assessments, undertaking
accident investigations and the issues of confidentiality, legal
privilege and disclosure requirements, legal compliance
Chapter 5: Formal accident
Health and safety inspectors' investigatory powers,
PACE interviews, special reports and public inquiries, air and rail
accident investigation, Coroners' Courts and their powers and
procedures, Fatal Accident Inquiries in Scotland.
Chapter 6: Risk management:
techniques and best practice
Preparing an accident prevention policy, emergency
planning, principles of protection, carrying out risk assessments,
workplace inspections, accidents reporting and investigation
procedures, benchmarking, various checklists.
Chapter 7: Management tools:
accident data and investigation
Collating data, analysis of direct and indirect
causes of accidents, preparing pro-active accident reports,
learning outcomes training programmes and learning outcomes,
auditing principles and processes.
Chapter 8: Rehabilitating the
injured worker and managing the people aspects of an
Rehabilitation and the employment context, dealing
with the aftermath of an accident, communicating with the injured
person and the workforce, managing absence and return to work,
legal aspects if incapacity, PHI, disability discrimination and
Chapter 9: Legal
Criminal proceedings for health and safety offences
in England & Wales and Scotland, offences and penalties, civil
liability and personal injury claims and pre-action checklist.
Contributors to Tolley's Workplace Accident
Handbook (ISBN 0 7545 2023 4):
Lawrence Bamber, Managing Director, Risk Solutions
Dr Olivia Carlton, Head of Occupational health,
London Underground Ltd
Ken Golding, Heritage Safety Management
Greg Gordon, Solicitor, CMS Cameron McKenna
Alex Green, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna
Raj Lakha, Director, Safety Solutions UK Ltd
Kajal Sharma, Solicitor, CMS Cameron McKenna
Mark Tyler, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna
For further information on health and safety
issues, please contact Mark Tyler at firstname.lastname@example.org
or on +44 (0)20 7367 2568.