Beyond Academics

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The school is committed to ensuring a high standard of health, safety and welfare for all staff, pupils and visitors, by ensuring the following:

  • A healthy and safe environment throughout the school
  • Safe working practices for staff and pupils
  • Access to health and safety training
  • Procedures for emergencies such as fire and first aid
  • Monitoring of health and safety standards in the school
  • Encouragement for staff to participate in the promotion of health and safety standards in the school
  • Ensure that routine maintenance checks and inspections required by legislation of fixed service equipment are done.
  • Ensure that injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences are reported to the enforcing authority and to monitor incidents to identify methods of reducing accidents
  • To ensure the necessary records are maintained relating to accidents associated with the work of the school
  • Ensure that health and safety is considered as an integral part of teaching in the school and activities carried out accordingly
  • Ensure that premises safety inspections are carried out at specified intervals e.g. Termly, recorded and that necessary remedial action is carried out
  • Ensure that health and safety is taken into account when considering any proposed or impending changes e.g. building works, room allocation or usage, etc

  • Ensure adequate numbers of staff are provided with appropriate training so that they may support the following management arrangements:

  • First aid.
  • Fire and emergency evacuation.
  • Risk assessments, including fire, display screen equipment, manual handling, substances and general risk assessments.
  • Prepare for a health and safety audit once in a year
  • A high standard of housekeeping is maintained
  • Records are maintained to show that portable electrical equipment, etc. are maintained and tested as required