Health and Safety
Fulfilling the legal requirement that is placed on schools to have a source of competent health and safety advice.
Providing professional advice and support to headteachers, staff and governors from a central team of qualified professionals on an extensive range of health and safety matters relating to schools.
Interpretation of EU and UK legislation on behalf of schools and provision of comprehensive guidance regarding its implementation.
Fire safety advice on management systems and evacuation systems (excludes technical and building related advice).
Accident investigation direction and advice.
Advice and direction to ensure adherence to statutory health and safety requirements.
Direction and support in all health and safety matters through email and telephone support.
Provision of appropriate health and safety guidance, forms and documentation through email or Hantsnet (subject to intranet access).
Assistance and direction in general and specialist health and safety matters.
Guidance regarding general and specialist risk assessments.
Advice on roles of nominated and union appointed safety representatives.
Support regarding queries and complaints from parents and members of the public.
Access to comprehensive health and safety support and advice from a team of professionally qualified health and safety specialists, acting as the school’s legally required source of competent advice.
Practical guidance through email, telephone and visits on all safety matters.
Extensive health and safety website available providing guidance documentation.
Extensive number of templates available to assist in producing key policies and risk assessment.
Additional discretionary services are also available at competitive rates.
Schools will be charged a set amount on an annual basis.
Discretionary services will be charged at an additional cost at a half-day or full-day rate.
Team members are committed to undertaking routine continued professional development and maintaining membership of the Institution of Safety and Health (IOSH).
Customer feedback is used to improve and develop this service, in line with the Quality Assurance Framework for Services for Schools.
Mechanisms for collecting the views of customers include the annual satisfaction survey and complaints, compliments and comments.
Contact us about this service
Team Administration Officer
Tel: 01962 876220
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