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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July 24, 2018

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Work at Height in Schools

Work at Height in Schools
 
By implementing simple, practical measures you can reduce the risk to all members of staff who undertake work at height activities in your school.
 
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June 06, 2018

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How to do a risk assessment

Risk Assessment in Schools
 
Undertaking a risk assessment may sound like a daunting task, but you may not have considered that we undertake risk assessments without even knowing we are doing one.
 
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June 06, 2018

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COSHH in Schools

COSHH in Schools
 
Many of you will have heard of COSHH, but are not quite sure of the details. Below we have highlighted some of the key areas of COSHH including what it covers and your legal duties.
 
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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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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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