Accidents and Emergencies in Education: In-depth

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

An accident is an event that is unplanned, unintended and unexpected, or an unforeseen or unintended exposure to risk. This may either be a risk that has not been identified or a risk that has been identified but not adequately controlled.

Emergency Planning Policy

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

In the event of an emergency at [name of school] the safety and preservation of life will override all other considerations. It is the duty of all staff to study and make themselves familiar with the emergency evacuation and follow-up procedures. As part of the regular review of safety and risk assessment this policy will be kept under continual review..

Accidents and Emergencies in Education: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The forms provided with this topic can be used to ensure that appropriate records are kept of reported accidents, risk assessments of first-aid needs, first-aid personnel in the workplace, treatments given by a first-aider and incident investigations.

Health and Safety in the Curriculum: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The curriculum is now very broad and varied and there is a wide range of activities taking place in schools at any given time. These activities help pupils develop their capabilities and there will be challenging activities. They are, therefore, bound to involve an element of risk. Schools have to balance the very desirable aim of helping pupils learn and develop with the moral and legal responsibility to keep pupils safe.

Buildings Maintenance: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

It is important that maintenance procedures are in place and operated correctly. These forms cover the key components of a buildings maintenance procedure.

Managing Risks at Work: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, as amended, lay down the general principles of health and safety management including risk assessment and accident prevention. There is a legal obligation on employers to carry out risk assessments as the first stage of health and safety management.

First Aid in Education: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Assessment of First-aid Needs Form provides a summary of workplace activities, main issues to be considered when assessing first-aid requirements and summary of equipment, facilities and personnel required.