How can school business managers create a safe working environment for pupils and staff? Use the below resources to ensure that your school adheres to robust health and safety procedures and eliminates risks.
Being aware of principal risks and proactively considering the steps that need to be taken to effectively manage them can lead to a disciplined approach to risk management. Scott Brownlow explains what this is, and the SBM’s role in the process
No toilet roll crafts? No skipping in the playground? Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton look at some of the health and safety myths that have appeared in our schools and settings in recent years, and look at situations where health and safety really is a consideration
Severe weather warnings are being issued, and it’s your decision to close the school or not. There’s pressure on schools from the DfE to stay open, but is it really worth it? Suzanne O’Connell investigates
Following a recent judgment, schools, academies and local authorities could be liable for the negligence of an independent contractor. Find out why schools should be aware of this case and how they can reduce the possibility of liability claims