December 19, 2019

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Common Hazards in Schools

Common hazards in the workplace
 
In this article we will highlight some of the most common hazards found in schools, and by identifying them you can ensure you implement suitable control measures to minimise the risks associated with them.
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June 06, 2018

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Manual Handling in Schools

Manual Handling in Schools
 
Schools must ensure all reasonable precautions are taken to provide and maintain safe working conditions, and that staff have the knowledge required to undertake manual handling tasks safely.
 
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June 06, 2018

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What health and safety documentation do schools need?

 

Mountains of paperwork spilling over desks. Hours of typing up. Time spent creating documents that may not be even be looked at, let alone used.

This is often the view of health and safety – but that isn’t the case.

 

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January 15, 2018

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Managing Ionising Radiation in Schools

 

The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017, along with a supporting approved code of practice (ACOP), came into force on 1st January 2018.

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September 08, 2016

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Reporting accidents in schools

Reporting Accidents in Schools
 
Systems must in place for reporting accidents in schools; we have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions.
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December 07, 2015

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School trip safety

School trip safety can often discourage schools from arranging outings due to paperwork or fear or prosecution, but it really shouldn't.

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