Procedures, guidance and forms

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

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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  September 2016
Animal safety Dogs: safety at work Mar 2012
Animal safety Animals in the classroom Jun 2012
Asbestos Emergency procedures and advice for schools (Safety Action Bulletin) April 2016
Asbestos Asbestos Policy Nov 2016
Asbestos Asbestos Management folder N/a
Asbestos Asbestos Management in Schools Dec 2013
Asbestos Safe Management of Boiler rooms May 2014
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 May 2014
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 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Dec 2014
COSHH Risk assessments (.doc format, 850Kb) Dec 2014
Child employment Child Employment Nov 2014
Cleaning Dust and Dry Sweeping Jun 2015
Cleaning Clearing snow and ice safely - Safety Action Bulletin Nov 2010
Construction safety Construction regulations 2015 Jun 2015
Consultation Consulting employees on health and safety May 2015
Contractors/consultants  Contracting safely Jul 2011
Critical incidents Critical incident management plan - model Feb 2006
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D 

Subject Document name Issue date
Death at work Protocol - single event Jul 2015
Design & Technology Safety policy for secondary schools Jan 2006
Design & Technology Safety policy for nursery, primary, primary phase special schools and units Jan 2006
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 procedure Jan 2011
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 Associated infection hazards Apr 2012
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 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 Sep 2016
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 Installation and use Dec 2015
Gas safety Gas safety - school kitchens Jun 2011
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  
Home visiting Home visiting - assessing risks Aug 2010
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 and disposal of blood and bodily fluids May 2015
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 Jul 2015
Insurance General requirements Jun 2015
Interactive whiteboards Interactive whiteboards and projectors Dec 2010
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J 

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K 

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L 

Subject Document name Issue date
Ladder safety Ladder safety Aug 2015
Lifting safety Lifting safety procedure (LOLER) Oct 2015
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 Safety Jun 2012
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 Nov 2011
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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 (pdf format, 150Kb) July 2015
Personal safety Personal safety tips - Lone working (pdf format, 296Kb) July 2015
Personal safety Staff employed in educational establishments - guidelines Jan 2004
Personal safety Physical and verbal abuse of staff Mar 2012
Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment Aug 2015
Pest Control Pest control Mar 2012
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 H&S Policy for PE in nursery, primary, special schools & units Jun 2006
Play safety Play safety - outdoor areas for learning (Foundation stage) Mar 2006
Play equipment safety Outdoor play equipment safety Jan 2006
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 and environmental areas on educational establishment sites Nov 2011
Pottery safety Pottery specification (Celtic Kilns) 2009
Pregnant/new mothers New and expectant mothers procedure and risk assessment Jul 2014
Pregnant/new mothers HSE guidance N/a
Pressure systems safety Pressure systems safety regulations Jun 2012
Purchasing and maintenance Purchasing & Maintaining to Acceptable Standards Mar 2012
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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 November 2015
Reporting Reporting school accidents Issued by HSE Jun 2005
Responsibilities Health and safety - responsibilities (pdf format, 170Kb) Feb 2012
Risk assessments Risk Assessment Procedure June 2016
Risk assessments Risk assessment form with RAG rating Feb 2016
Risk assessments Risk Assessments and Class Size May 2004
Risk assessments Risk Assessment Form Jun 2013
Risk assessments Pupil/student behaviour Sep 2008
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 Prevention of scalding and drowning Oct 2015
Safety representatives Safety Representatives & Safety Committees Regulations Jun 2012
Safety signs Safety signs and signals Dec 2015
Science safety Policy for Secondary Schools Sep 2000
Science safety Policy for Nursery, Primary, Special Schools & Units Sep 2000
Seizures Guidelines for the Emergency Treatment of Seizures Apr 2004
Slip and trip safety Preventing slips and trips at work Aug 2011
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
Swimming safety Hire of swimming pools - model form Sep 2003
Swimming safety Safe practice in school swimming (doc format, 293KB) Jun 2014
Swimming safety Monitoring of swimming pool safety Jun 2012
Supporting pupils with medical needs DfES Good practice guide Issued by DfES Oct 1996
Sun safety Sun safety Dec 2010
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T 

Subject Document name Issue date
Teaching safety Teaching requirement for Health & Safety Mar 2003
Tower scaffold safety Mobile access - tower scaffold Sept 2015
Training Training and competence Oct 2015
Trampolining Trampolining - Safety Action Bulletin Mar 2010
Transport safety Transporting children in vehicles Mar 2017
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 Disposal of hazardous waste Jun 2012
Waste management Litter Sep 2010
Water hygiene Legionellosis and scalding - Schools logbook Jul 2014
Water hygiene Legionellosis and scalding -  Policy, Strategy and Management procedures

Jul 2014

Water hygiene Portable air chilling devices - Legionella risk (pdf format, 32Kb) - Safety Action Bulletin Jun 2007
Winter safety Winter safety (pdf format, 164Kb) Sep 2015
Work equipment safety Work equipment safety(PUWER) Oct 2015
Work experience Work experience placements Mar 2012
Working at height Working Safely at Heights Procedure Oct 2015
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 2015
Workplace safety Workplace H&S Inspection Checklist Oct 2015
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X 

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Y 

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Z 

Zoonoses Infection acquired from animals Aug 2015

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Establishment Health and Safety policies - part III