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We understand that the day-to-day health and safety of your staff, pupils and visitors is a key priority for your school. With changing legislation and a huge range of statutory responsibilities, we appreciate that fulfilling your legal obligations can be complex and time consuming.

Preventing accidents and ill-health at school depends on competent health and safety advice. By working with our highly skilled and experienced health and safety specialists, you can rest assured that you will have the essentials in place to develop and maintain an effective health and safety management system.

  • Service features

    • Interpretation of EU and UK legislation on behalf of schools and clear comprehensive guidance regarding its implementation.

    • Fire safety advice on management systems and evacuation systems.

    • 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, telephone support and site visits.

    • Provision of appropriate health and safety guidance, forms and documentation through email and Hantsnet (subject to intranet access).

    • Advice on specialist issues such as legionella and asbestos.

    • Site audits and inspections outside planned audit programmes.

    • Assistance with DSE workstation assessments.

    • Support regarding queries and complaints from parents and members of the public.

  • Benefits to schools

    • Access to our health and safety specialists when you need it - via email, telephone or in person.

    • We have specific and extensive knowledge of the education sector.

    • We offer excellent value for money.

    • Access to a range of templates to help produce policies and risk assessments.

    • We are members of the Institute of Safety and Health (IOSH).

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