Hsg 65

29900 Words120 Pages
Health and Safety Executive

Successful health and safety management
This is a free-to-download, web-friendly version of HSG65 (Second edition, published 1997). This version has been adapted for online use from HSE’s current printed version. You can buy the book at www.hsebooks.co.uk and most good bookshops. ISBN 978 0 7176 1276 5 Price Code BE Successful health and safety management was prepared by HSE as a practical guide for directors, managers, health and safety professionals and employee representatives who want to improve health and safety in their organisation. Its simple message is that organisations need to manage health and safety with the same degree of expertise and to the same standards as other core business activities, if
…show more content…
y management Page 3 of 98

Health and Safety Executive

Inset 12

Devising risk control systems (RCSs) 51 Policy 52 Organising 52 Implementing 52 Measuring performance 52 Reviewing performance 52 Auditing 52

Devising management arrangements 54 Setting performance standards 55

Framework for setting risk control systems 55


Prioritising health and safety activities
Simple risk estimation 56

Implementing the health and safety management system


Chapter 5 Measuring performance 58 Active monitoring systems 59 Inset 13 Inspection 61 Reactive monitoring systems 61 Investigation and response systems for active and reactive monitoring 63
Actions necessary to deal with immediate risks 64 Level and nature of investigation 64 The form of investigation 64 Collecting evidence 65 Assembling and considering the evidence 66 Comparing conditions with relevant specifications and standards 67 Implementing findings and tracking progress 67 Outputs and analysis 67

Inset 1

Key data to be covered in accident, ill health and incident reports 68 69

Chapter 6 Auditing and reviewing performance Auditing performance 70
Collecting information 71 Preparation 71 On-site 71 Conclusion 72 Making judgements 72 Audit controls 72

Inset 15 Effective health and safety audit systems Reviewing performance 74 Appendices Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 Appendix 4 Appendix 5 Appendix 6 References 76


Terminology 76 Organising for health and safety 78
Get Access