Health and safety toolkit

A - Z of Health and Safety procedures, guidance and forms.

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

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A 

Subject Document name Issue date
Academies H&S Key changes and considerations June 2013
Accident Reporting A user’s guide to on line reporting  N/A
Accidents Accidents, incidents and near-misses  Oct 2018
Animal safety Dogs and Safety at Work Oct 2018
Animal safety Animals in the classroom Oct 2018
Asbestos Emergency procedures and advice for schools (Safety Action Bulletin) Apr 2016
Asbestos Asbestos Policy Oct 2018
Asbestos Asbestos Management folder N/a
Asbestos Asbestos Management in Schools Dec 2013
Asbestos Damaged asbestos in ceiling voids and installation of cabling - Safety Action Bulletin Feb 2012
Asthma Asthma Policy and Guidelines Oct 2004
Asthma Guidance on the use of emergency inhalers Oct 2014
Asthma Statutory guidance on supporting pupils at school with medical conditions Oct 2014
Asthma Supporting pupils with medical conditions - templates Oct 2014
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B 

Subject Document name Issue date
Boiler/plant rooms  Safe Management of Boiler rooms Oct 2018
Bunsen Burner Mats  Bunsen Burner Mats - Safety Action Bulletin Nov 2014
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C 

Subject Document name Issue date
Chemicals Safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials (pdf format, 227Kb) Oct 2017
Chemicals safety - COSHH Chemical safety COSHH Oct 2018
COSHH Risk assessments (.doc format, 850Kb) Dec 2014
Child employment Child Employment Nov 2014
Cleaning Dust and Dry Sweeping Oct 2018
Cleaning Clearing Snow and Ice Safely Oct 2018
Construction safety Construction regulations 2015 Jun 2015
Consultation Consulting Employees on Health and Safety Oct 2018
Contractors/consultants  Contracting Safely Oct 2018
Critical incidents CIEMP Oct 2018
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D 

Subject Document name Issue date
Death at work Protocol - single event Jul 2015
Design & Technology Design and Tech in Secondary Schools Oct 2018
Design & Technology Design and Tech in Primary Schools Oct 2018
Dignity at work  Dignity at Work Policy (.pdf format, 96 Kb) May 2009
Dignity at work Dignity at work procedure for employees in schools with delegated budgets (.doc format, 94Kb) Apr 2007
Disability and work Disability and work procedure Nov 2005
Disability and work Health and safety guidance for disabled people from the HSE N/a
DSE safety DSE workstation self-assessment checklist (pdf format, 52Kb) Sep 2016
DSE safety Policy, guidance and self-assessment checklist (pdf format, 307Kb) Apr 2017
Driving at work Driving at Work Policy (.pdf format, 148 Kb) Jun 2015
Driving at work Volunteer driver declaration form Jun 2012
DSEAR Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres Oct 2010
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E 

Subject Document name Issue date
Educational visits Off-site visits guidance N/a
Electrical safety Electricity at Work Regulations Mar 2011
Electrical safety Portable Electrical Equipment Testing (PAT) Dec 2016
Emergency plans Critical incident management plan - model Feb 2006
Emergency plans Emergency School Closure Procedure Issued by School Organisation Team N/a
Employee consultation Consultation with employees Mar 2012
Escalation procedures Schools specific Oct 2013
Extended use of schools Extended Use of Schools Oct 2018
Essential School Maintenance Extended use of schools procedure Jan 2016
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F 

Subject Document name Issue date
Farm visits  HSE guidance Mar 2011
Farm visits Farm infection hazards Oct 2018
Farm visits Managing farm visits safely Apr 2012
Fire safety Fire hazard - sheds - Safety Action Bulletin June 2007
Fire safety Risk Assessment - Educational Premises Communities and Local Government website N/a
Fire safety Educational premises (.pdf format, 1.9 Mb) Issued by HM Gov Jun 2006
Fire safety Small and medium places of assembly Issued by HM Gov Jun 2006
Fire safety Transport premises and facilities Issued by HM Gov Jun 2006
Fire safety Means of escape for disabled people (.pdf format, 1 Mb) Issued by HM Gov Jun 2006
Fire safety Fire action poster Issued by HM Gov Jun 2006
Fire safety Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) form (docx format, 13Kb) Jan 2018
Fire safety Policy, strategy and management procedures  
Fire safety Premises logbook  
Firework safety Firework safety Aug 2011
First aid Basic advice on first aid at work Issued by HSE N/a
First aid First Aid At Work Oct 2018
Flu   Flu pandemic - main guide for schools Issued by DfES 2006
Flu Flu pandemic - summary guide for schools Issued by DfES 2006
Flu Flu Pandemic - guide for parents Issued by DfES 2006
Flu Increasing Norovirus activity - Safety Action Bulletin Dec 2010
Flu Seasonal flu - Safety Action Bulletin Jan 2011
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G 

Subject Document name Issue date
Gas safety Gas Installation and use Oct 2018
Gas safety Gas Safety in school kitchens Oct 2018
Glazing safety Glazing safety in educational establishments Jun 2012
Governors Delegated responsibilities Mar 2003
Governors Q & A - responsibilities for Health & Safety Jun 2004
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H 

Subject Document name Issue date
Hepatitis Hepatitis and blood borne viruses Oct 2018
Home visiting Home visiting - assessing risks Oct 2018
Home working Home working guidance June 2014
Home working Home working risk assessment checklist July 2014
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I 

Subject Document name Issue date
ICT Laptop computer charging trolleys - Safety Action Bulletin Oct 2009
Incident reporting Online reporting system N/a
Induction Health and Safety employee induction handbook Jun 2015
Induction Checklist temporary employees Apr 2007
Induction Induction Checklist permanent employees Apr 2007
Induction Checklist department specialist Apr 2007
Infection control Safe Cleaning Disposal Blood Bodily Fluids Oct 2018
Infection control Guidance on infection control in schools and other child care settings Issued by HPA Apr 2010
Infection control Needlestick incidents - Safety Action Bulletin Jul 2010
Infection control Infectious Diseases Oct 2018
Insurance General requirements Jun 2015
Interactive whiteboards Interactive whiteboards and projectors Oct 2018
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J 

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K 

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L 

Subject Document name Issue date
Ladder safety Ladder safety Oct 2018
Lifting safety Lifting Safety Procedure Oct 2018
Lone working Risk assessments for lone working support workers - Safety Action Bulletin Feb 2010
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M 

Subject Document name Issue date
Manual handling Manual Handling Oct 2018
Minibuses Minibus regulations and guidance Dec 2014
Minibuses Minibus Safety Operator Guide Jun 2012
Mobile phones Mobile phones and base stations - health advice Oct 2011
Monitoring H&S Managing & monitoring H&S performance in catering, cleaning and grounds maintenance for establishments with delegated budgets Nov 2005
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N 

Subject Document name Issue date
Needlestick Needlestick injury procedure Mar 2011
Needlestick incidents Needlestick incidents - Safety Action Bulletin 2010
Noise at work Noise at work Oct 2018
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O 

Subject Document name Issue date
Off-site visits Off-site visits guidance N/a
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P 

Subject Document name Issue date
Personal safety Personal Safety Lone Working Oct 2018
Personal safety Personal safety tips - Lone working (pdf format, 296Kb) July 2015
Personal safety Personal Safety in schools Oct 2018
Personal safety Physical and verbal abuse of staff Mar 2012
Personal protective equipment PPE Oct 2018
Pest Control Pest Control Oct 2018
Physical education safety Adults other than teachers (AOTTs) Autumn 2004
Physical education safety H&S Policy for PE in secondary and special schools May 2006
Physical education safety PE equipment specifications (Sportsafe) 2009
Physical education safety PE Policy for nursery and primary schools Oct 2018
Play safety Play safety - outdoor areas for learning (Foundation stage) Mar 2006
Play equipment safety Play Equipment Safety Oct 2018
Play equipment safety Play area safety inspection form Apr 2004
Play equipment safety Operational inspection - termly checks form Apr 2004
Ponds and environmental areas Ponds Oct 2018
Pottery safety Pottery specification (Celtic Kilns) 2009
Pregnant/new mothers Pregnant New Mothers Procedure Oct 2018
Pregnant/new mothers HSE guidance N/a
Pressure systems safety Pressure systems safety regulations Jun 2012
Purchasing and maintenance Purchasing to an acceptable standard Oct 2018
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R 

Subject Document name Issue date
Radiation safety  Ionising radiation safety Sep 2011
Radiation safety Non-ionising radiation safety Dec 2011
Radon gas Radon gas policy Nov 2015
Reporting Reporting school accidents Issued by HSE Jun 2005
Responsibilities Responsibilities and Powers Oct 2018
Risk assessments Risk assessment procedure Oct 2018
Risk assessments Risk assessment form with RAG rating Feb 2016
Risk assessments Risk Assessments and Class Size Oct 2018
Risk assessments Risk Assessment Form Jun 2013
Risk assessments Pupil Student Behaviour Oct 2018
Risk assessments Pupil/student behaviour risk assessment record and checkpoints N/a
Risk management Risk Management Jun 2012
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S 

Subject Document name Issue date
Safe bathing Bathing of Vulnerable Individuals  Oct 2018
Safety representatives Safety Representatives Oct 2018
Safety signs Safety Signs Signals Oct 2018
Science safety Science in Secondary Schools Oct 2018
Science safety Science in Primary Schools Oct 2018
Seizures Guidelines for the Emergency Treatment of Seizures Apr 2004
Slip and trip safety Slips and Trips Oct 2018
Slip and trip safety Prevention of slip accidents on quarry tiled floors - Safety Action Bulletin Feb 2008
Special educational needs Risk assessment Issued by HSE N/a
Stress  Stress at Work Policy (.pdf format, 169 Kb) Sep 2010
Stress Stress at Work Policy - Risk Assessment Form (.doc format, 55 Kb) Sep 2010
Supporting pupils with medical needs DfES Good practice guide Issued by DfES Oct 1996
Sun safety Sun Safety Oct 2018
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T 

Subject Document name Issue date
Teaching safety Teaching Safety Oct 2018
Tower scaffold safety Tower Scaffold Oct 2018
Training Training and Competence Oct 2018
Trampolining Trampolining - Safety Action Bulletin Mar 2010
Transport safety Transport Safety - Children in vehicles Oct 2018
Trees Tree safety Oct 2017
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U 

There are no documents listed under "U".

V 

There are no documents listed under "V".

W 

Subject Document name Issue date
Waste Hazardous Waste Oct 2018
Waste management Waste Management Litter Oct 2018
Water hygiene Legionellosis and scalding - Schools logbook Jul 2014
Water hygiene Water Service Hygiene Policy and Procedures

Oct 2018

Water hygiene Portable air chilling devices - Legionella risk (pdf format, 32Kb) - Safety Action Bulletin Jun 2007
Winter safety Winter Safety Oct 2018
Work equipment safety Work equipment safety(PUWER) Oct 2015
Work experience Work experience placements Mar 2012
Working at height Working at Height Safely Oct 2018
Working at height Advice for teachers and classroom assistants - leaflet Issued by HSE Jan 2004
Working at height Advice for teachers and classroom assistants - poster Issued by HSE Jan 2004
Working time Working time regulations Jan 2006
Workplace safety Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare Oct 2018
Workplace safety Workplace Checklist Oct 2018
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X 

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Y 

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Z 

Zoonoses Zoonoses - infections acquired from animals Oct 2018

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Establishment Health and Safety policies - part III