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This is a new fully updated guide to traffic signs (last edition published 1995). This handy reference title illustrates and explains the vast majority of traffic signs that a road user is likely to encounter.A thorough knowledge of all traffic signs is essential for all road users, not just new drivers or riders, making this the ideal companion to ensure your knowledge is up-to-date. Although The Official Highway Code contains most of the commonly used road signs which are prescribed by the Traffic Signs Regulations, it does not give a comprehensive explanation of our signing system. This is therefore a perfect complimentary title to The Official Highway Code.The last edition was in published 1995. It is a handy reference guide. It illustrates and explains the vast majority of traffic signs. It is suitable for all road users not just learner/new riders and drivers, and supersedes ISBN 9780115516122.
D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic account of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord, as well as the campaign which effectively destroyed the German forces in France, opening the way for the Allied advance. Including a wealth of superb photographs and maps, the book also contains 10 facsimile items of rare memorabilia, including diaries, letters and memos. This title includes top-secret hand-drawn map showing the minute-by-minute position on the way in to the drop zone just west of Ste-Mere-Eglise for elements of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division. This is an extract from the pocket diary of Sergeant G.E. Hughes, then a corporal, landed with the 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment at Arromanches.
The Mental capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework for people who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves, or for people who want to make provision for a time when they will be unable to make their own decisions. This code of practice, which has statutory force, provides information and guidance about how the Act should work in practice. It explains the principles behind the Act, defines when someone is incapable of making their own decisions and explains what is meant by acting in someone's best interests. It describes the role of the new Court of Protection and the role of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and sets out the role of the Public Guardian. It also covers medical treatment and the way disputes can be resolved.
Prepared by the Department for Transport, the "Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways" sets out the statutory requirements for materials, performance and standards of workmanship for use in association with street works by utilities and other undertakers with apparatus in the street. This third edition of the code of practice applies in England only, replacing the second (2002) edition and comes into effect from 01 October 2010. Key features include comprehensive coverage of new standard and expanded sections.
Supersedes 2007 edition (ISBN 9780113310654). On cover: 2011 edition. This pocketbook relates to the core publication 'Managing successful programmes' (4th edition 2011, ISBN 9780113313273)
This 3rd edition of Life in the United Kingdom is the official handbook for the new Life in the UK tests to be taken on or after 25 March 2013. It contains all the official learning material for the test and is written in clear, simple language - making it easy to understand. It covers a range of topics you need to know to pass your test and apply for UK citizenship or permanent residency, including: the process of becoming a citizen or permanent resident; the values and principles of the UK; traditions and culture from around the UK; the events and people that have shaped the UK's history; the government and the law; getting involved in your community. A glossary and index are included.
Approved Document M has been divided into two volumes. Document M1 is a new volume which covers dwellings and M2, which is a revision of the existing volume, covers buildings other than dwellings. Both are essential references for anyone undertaking building work. This new Approved Document will take effect on 1 October 2015 for use in England. The 2004 edition of Approved Document M with the 2010 and 2013 amendments will continue to apply to work started before 1 October 2015 or work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before that date. This title supersedes The Building Regulations 2013: Approved Document M: Access to and use of Buildings (ISBN 9781859464878).
This heavily illustrated publication is aimed at people carrying out asbestos surveys and people with specific responsibilities for managing asbestos in non-domestic premises under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The book covers competence and quality assurance and surveys, including: survey planning, carrying out surveys, the survey report and the dutyholder's use of the survey information. It includes extensive appendices and references.
As relevant today as when they were first published in 1943, Wise Eating in Wartime and How to Keep Well in Wartime offer cheerful and practical advice on healthy diet, exercise and wellbeing. From providing a 'menu for the ideal meal' to addressing dilemmas such as 'do we eat too much sugar?', from offering useful remedies for fatigue to divulging frank advice on 'sex problems', they offer an amusing and interesting insight into keeping well in wartime.
HSE has published a new, simplified version of the Health and Safety Law Poster. It tells workers what they and their employers need to do in simple terms, using numbered lists of basic points. As an employer, you are required by law to either display the HSE-approved poster or to provide each of your workers with the quivalent 'leaflet'. The leaflet version of the poster has now been replaced by a pocket card, which is more durable and better suited to the workplace. (ISBN 9780717663507 in packs of 25.) The law has been changed - for the new poster you don't have to add contact details of your enforcing authority and HSE's Employment Medical Advisory Service. You can add details of any employee safety representatives or other health and safety contacts, but this is not compulsory.
In SS Great Britain, Helen Doe provides a narrative account of this famous and historically important ship. Experimental and controversial, Great Britain led the way for iron shipbuilding and screw propulsion. The book charts the ship's brilliant design and construction, and the tribulations of her owners as they battled financial crises to turn Isambard Kingdom Brunel's vision into reality. Brunel was passionate about this ship and was devastated when a navigational error stranded her in Dundrum Bay, Ireland. She was rescued in a great feat of salvage and went on to a long life at sea, carrying passengers to New York, troops to the Crimea and India, and thousands of emigrants to Australia. Helen Doe highlights the contribution of the many individuals connected to the ship, ranging from crew members to passengers, at least one grand Victorian scandal, and the mysterious disappearance of her long-serving captain. In this way, the ship's life and times are recreated and the history of a technical marvel is given a human face. The ship was salvaged a second time, when she was rescued from the Falkland Islands and towed home across the Atlantic. She now sits in splendour in her original dock in Bristol and is one of the most visited attractions in Britain. This a compelling account of an iconic ship and of an important moment in industrial history.
Key Concepts in Film and Media Studies Teaching pack suitable for AS/A2 Media and Film Studies Teachers' notes: 1 Film as Industry and Institution 2 New Hollywood in the 1970s 3 The High Concept Model - as a means of analysing contemporary Hollywood films 4 The High Concept and Industry Practices 5 Distribution and exhibition Exercise: 'Simulating Hollywood' Questions for discussion or essays Appendix 1: Summer 2000 and the majors' slates Appendix 2: The cost of making a Hollywood movie Bibliography
The Service Transition Key Element Guide provides a handy reference to the content contained within the core ITIL Service Transition guidance and summarises its key elements. ITIL Service Transition focuses on the broader, long-term change management role and release practices so that risks, benefits, delivery mechanisms and the ease of ongoing operations of services are considered
There are an estimated 5,000 pub quiz nights in Britain every year. To cater for such demand, The New Pub League Quiz Book offers a selection of ready-made quizzes to be used at home, at work or in the pub.'
This publication sets out the statutory requirements for signing, lighting, and guarding at street works and road works. This is the core reference manual for utility companies, local authorities, street work contractors and others whose day-to-day business involves street works (works by statutory undertakers and other utility companies etc) and road works (works to maintain or repair road infrastructure). The code, which covers all of the UK and includes national variations, is now compulsory for highway/road authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It applies to all single carriageway roads and dual carriageways with a speed limit of 40 mph or less. The code is now divided into three parts: Basic Principles, Operations, and Equipment and Vehicles; site layout diagrams have been redrawn to make them easier to understand. There is: increased emphasis on using risk assessment and guidance on what to consider in such assessments; strengthened guidance on providing for pedestrians and cyclists and new guidance on traffic control measures related to road closures, one-way working and temporary road obstructions; enhanced advice on other traffic control measures including works near tramways and railways, and mobile/short duration works; and updated advice on high visibility clothing and the signing and conspicuity requirements for work vehicles. Effective from 1 October 2014 when it will supersede the 2001 edition (ISBN 9780115519581).
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