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Document ID (ISN)58362
CIS number 92-1213
ISBN(s) 0-11-886337-1
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission - Education Service Advisory Committee
Title The responsibilities of school governors for health and safety
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 15p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract This booklet outlines the legal duties of school governing bodies, local education authorities and others in relation to health and safety matters, and gives practical guidance to governors on the safe running of schools. Topics covered: health and safety duties and responsibilities in schools; law enforcement; health and safety policies; procedures to identify and control risks; monitoring of health and safety performance; information required by governors; inspections and reports. Appendices show a management chain for a county or controlled secondary school and an example of a method by which health and safety matters could be referred to governors.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; educational institutions; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) inspection; enforcement; responsibilities; role of management; plant safety and health organization; data sheet
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) Teaching and educational institutions