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Document ID (ISN)64380
CIS number 95-961
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0770-4
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission, Education Service Advisory Committee
Title Managing health and safety in schools
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iv, 26p. 24 ref. Price: GBP 5.95.
Abstract This document describes the key elements of effective health and safety management systems in schools. It is addressed to school employers, head teachers, other managers and staff. Contents: the need for health and safety management; health and safety policy and the commitment of senior management; organizing for health and safety and the promotion of a positive health and safety culture by means of communication, co-operation, control and competence; planning and implementing and the need for hazard identification and risk assessment; monitoring and review of health and safety arrangements.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; United Kingdom; plant safety and health organization; safety programmes; role of management; educational institutions
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; programme evaluation; accident investigation; responsibilities; comment on law; safety checks; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Teaching and educational institutions
Safety programmes