New Members of Staff

New members of staff are instructed in the school’s health and safety arrangements by Head Teacher. The following topics are included


  1. Council, Education Service and School Health and Safety Policies

  2. Accident / Violent Incident Report Procedures

  3. Violence at Work, Stress, Alcohol and Drug Misuse, Smoking Control and Manual Handling Policies

  4. Emergency evacuation procedures

  5. First aid arrangements

  6. Risk assessments (general, display screen equipment, manual handing and COSHH)

  7. Personal protective equipment

  8. Job and site specific health and safety issues and information

  9. Employee Counselling Service and stress management courses

  10. Safety representatives

  11. Health promotion initiatives e.g. Employee Active Card, Lifestyle Awareness

  12. Employee Health and Safety Handbook

  13. Occupational Health Service

  14. Where to get further Health and Safety Information

  15. What to do if there is a problem

  16. Service Area Health and Safety Induction Pack