Directors’ Responsibilities for Health and Safety

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As a Board of Directors what are our responsibilities and legal obligations for health and safety management? The board should accept publicly and formally its […]Read More

The Myth. Ladders and stepladders are banned

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The Reality: Neither ladders nor stepladders are banned. For straightforward short duration work they can be a good option, but you wouldn’t want to be […]Read More

Fire Wardens and Emergency Evacuation

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What arrangements should I make to respond to an emergency and evacuate my premises? Not surprisingly, the aim of any evacuation is to ensure that […]Read More

The Myth. If a pupil is hurt, the teacher is likely to be sued.

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The Reality: The main legal duties lie with the employer not the teacher, or even the Head Teacher, unless they own the school and employ […]Read More

The Myth. Kids must wear goggles to play conkers

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The Reality: This is one of the oldest chestnuts around! A well meaning head teacher decided children should wear safety goggles to play conkers. Subsequently […]Read More

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