Safety should be a continuous planned process, an integral part of the management of any school or college.
The organisation should have clear policies, an understanding of the main stakeholders involved with health safety, clear plans and monitoring mechanisms. It is also crucial that information is used to review and learn from and so as to improve future arrangements as part of 'schools' approach to continuous improvement.
Some key headings and discussion prompts for developing a whole school health and safety policy.
This section covers grounds and facilities, equipment, supervision and PE.
The highest risks children face during their school life is when they are using the road, including when walking, cycling or travelling as a passenger to or from school.
RoSPA's Play Safety web pages provide information on playground management and the safety of indoor and outdoor play areas.
Every year in the UK we face the challenge of reducing: about 350 fatalities to workers and members of the public due to reportable accidents at work.
Download or view our guidance 'Planning and Leading Visits and Adventurous Activities'.