Employee Factsheet: Swine Flu

Monday, July 26, 2021

A serious pandemic outbreak of H1N1 influenza — or swine flu — prompted a major health alert in the UK and the rest of the world in 2009. By August 2010, the World Health Organization had declared the pandemic over, which means that cases are unlikely to peak in sufficient numbers to represent a major public health issue. However, swine flu should not be ignored and it is recommended that all people in high risk groups be vaccinated against it.

Crisis Management Planning: In-depth

Monday, July 26, 2021

Crisis management is a proactive process that produces strategies for dealing with incidents or disasters and subsequent recovery. All organisations need to plan for and deal with unwanted incidents or disasters that threaten to interrupt their normal operation and have a process in place to be able to continue operating after the event. This includes emergencies caused by power cuts and fires, by adverse weather events, such as heatwaves, floods and extreme winter conditions, and those caused by serious security alerts, such as terrorism and bomb threats.

Employee Factsheet: Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

Monday, July 26, 2021

During very hot weather, especially where a heatwave has been announced by the Met Office, pupils’children’s health should be carefully monitored. This includes checking for the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

Business Continuity Management Policy

Monday, July 26, 2021

This schoolprovision believes that a key element in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its staff, pupilschildren and other users of the premises is its ability to cope in the event of an emergency or crisis. This is particularly true where critical systems are affected.