Jane Coombs (MSc, DMS, CMIOSH) has many years experience of working in a variety of workplace settings advising on occupational health and safety. Initially from a ‘hands-on’ perspective and moving into a more strategic role over the past 10 years. In 2011 Jane achieved a Masters Degree in Health, Safety and Environmental Management.
Reviewing and revising the Construction Industry Standards version 2
Drafting the occupational health strategy for High Speed 2
Drafting Managing Occupational Health a free download from IOSH
Working on various working groups with the Health and Safety Executive for construction
Jane has just published the following books:
How to Start a Healthy Business: An Insiders Guide to Occupational Health Success in March 2013
The Good, the Bad and the Smugly: Behind the scenes at Occupational Health
Reflection Diary for Nurses (for revalidation)
Managers Ultimate Guide to Health and Wellbeing
How to Look after the Elf in Health and Safety
She currently lives on the South Coast (loves the seaside) where she runs her own consultancy company and website: Working Well Solutions
Where to find Jane Coombs online
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VideosConstruction Guide to Health and Wellbeing
Construction is, by its very nature, temporary. A highly specialised group come together in a changing environment, then, when the jobs are done, move on to new projects. They may be employees, self-employed or contractors. Architects and plumbers. HR and health and safety practitioners. Managers, supervisors, PC’s, employers and workers.
If you want to know more how construction really works and what you need to do to keep everyone well, buy this book for reference. You will need it.
Construction Guide to Health and Wellbeing
by Jane Coombs
How do you keep wandering construction workers healthy without losing profit? Or keep the right side of the law, without overdoing it? Coombs, the author, who reviewed the standards for UK construction and strategy at High Speed 2, shares her insights on what the clients, regulators, contractors and workers both need and want. All simply set out with flow charts, tables and 200+ relevant web links
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