Health and Safety. Essential Guide To Health And Safety In Schools #Health #Safety

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By David Paice

David is an education specialist, who has embraced digital transformation as a way of amplifying great teaching and learning practice and securing brighter futures for children and young people. He is a proud teacher by profession, and has been a Director of Education in Local Authorities as well as being a CEO of a multinational software company. David loves working on new, innovative and often disruptive projects that challenge the status quo and create a perpetual learner connection that unleashes awesome experiences for children and young people. He helps organisations see what learners and teachers need and deliver it, all at lower cost, with faster development times, and with greater impact on learner outcomes than anything that came before. You're in good hands!

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35 mins

What will I learn?

The statutory requirements and legislation relating to health and safety.

The roles and responsibilities for the school, staff and governing body.

Risks and hazards and how to manage them.

Trips and parental consent

Training requirements

This Learning Trunk covers...

  • FREE!
    What Is Health And Safety David outlines the statutory requirements and legislation relating to health and safety, and talks about the roles and responsibilities for the school and governing body.
  • The Statutory Requirements For Schools David covers the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the work of the Health and Safety Executive.
  • Duties As An Employer David explains that the employer in a school must take reasonable steps to ensure that staff and pupils are not exposed to risks to their health and safety.
  • Duties As An Employee David talks about the Health and Safety Duties as an employee.
  • Risk Management, Risk Aversion & Risk Assessment David talks about the difference between risk management, risk aversion and risk assessment and discusses how they apply in schools and settings.
  • Training Everyone who works for the school needs to know how to work safely and without risks to health.
  • Trips Abroad David discusses schools duties under health and safety law when planning trips abroad.
  • Reporting Injuries And Accidents David looks at who is responsible for reporting injuries and accidents and what needs to be done. He also goes over what the term RIDDOR means.
  • Parental Consent To Off-Site Activities David explains that written consent from parents is not required for pupils to take part in the majority of offsite activities organised by a school. However, parents should be told where their child will be at all times.
  • Bringing It All Together David helps you reflect on how well you're checking various aspects of the school.

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