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This is a collection of articles written over the past years on Health & Safety for the Sports Turf Industry. Although you may be involved in a quite different industry, the basic legislation is the same, and the basic approach to that legislation is just the same. Almost every aspect of Health & Safety is covered - and is updated every three months. Look down the list - if you have a problem the answer is probably here!!!

In most of the Chapters I have included hyperlinks to HSE and other government webpages to ensure you can find the most up-to-date information.

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH & SAFETY IN UK
Chapter 2 HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY
THE NEW HEALTH & SAFETY LAW POSTER
Chapter 3 HAZARDS FOR GREENKEEPERS
Chapter 4 RISK ASSESSMENT
RISK ASSESSMENT - slips, trips and falls
Chapter 5 WELFARE
WELFARE - the lone worker
SMOKING
Chapter 6 SAFETY SIGNS
MANAGING SAFETY SIGNS
Chapter 7 FIRE & FIRE PRECAUTIONS
ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD
FIRE ASSESSMENT
Chapter 8 ACCIDENTS & FIRST AID
Chapter 9 ELECTRICITY AT WORK REGULATIONS 1989
Chapter 10 COSHH
Chapter 11 COSHH ASSESSMENT
Chapter 12 PESTICIDE APPLICATION
APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE
HOW THINGS ARE CHANGING
DROPLET TECHNOLOGY
Chapter 13 WASTE, WASTE MANAGEMENT & the ENVIRONMENT
POLLUTION FROM PESTICIDE WASHINGS
LERAP - Local Environmental Risk Assessments for Pesticides
Chapter 14 PESTICIDES & COSHH ASSESSMENTS
Chapter 15 EQUIPMENT SAFETY - PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
EQUIPMENT SAFETY - MANAGING THE REGULATIONS
EQUIPMENT SAFETY - RIDE ON GOLF BUGGIES OR GOLF CARTS!!
Chapter 16 LADDER SAFETY
Chapter 17 OPERATOR INDUCTION & UPDATING
Chapter 18 OPERATOR TRAINING
MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Chapter 19 SAFE WORKING PRACTICES
Chapter 20 PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
Chapter 21 STORAGE
PESTICIDE STORAGE
Chapter 22 TRANSPORT
TRANSPORT - passengers in trailers etc.
Chapter 23 EMPLOYMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE
Chapter 24 MANUAL HANDLING
Chapter 25 HANDLING EQUIPMENT
Chapter 26 NOISE and the NOISE ASSESSMENT
VIBRATION
WHOLE BODY VIBRATION
Chapter 27 VDU (Computer) Assessment
Chapter 28 CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & MANAGEMENT (CDM )
METHOD STATEMENTS
Chapter 29 CLUBHOUSE
GREENKEEPING FACILITY
  LIGHTNING - WEATHER TO CLOSE THE COURSE?
  USE OF HIRED GOLF BUGGIES
Chapter 30 ACCIDENTS
IMPROVEMENTS CAN HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT
Chapter 31 RECORDS
Chapter 32 ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 33 SAFETY AUDIT
Chapter 34 BENCHMARKING
Chapter 35 LEGISLATION
Chapter 36 ADVISORY LITERATURE

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