Describe How Current Health and Safety Legislation, Policies and Procedures Are Implemented in the School

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208.1.1 Describe how current Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the school The key points of this act are to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons in the workplace. For protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of people at work. To find this information I researched The School promotes Health and Safety for children and staff and others using the school premises. The school always sends a letter to parents to ask if their children have any disabilities, ailments or allergies that we need to know of, inhalers and relevant medication are kept in the school office. There is a strict rule that needs to be followed concerning children being picked up from school and if parents cannot pick their children up, meaning someone else picking them up, the school needs to know to avoid any risks of child abduction. Children wait in the school entrance following after school activities, until the correct person arrive to collect the pupil. The duties of supervisory staff e.g. Teaching Assistants are to make themselves familiar with the H+S Act and any other safety issues relevant to their area of work. The School treats Health and Safety seriously, from the playground to the classrooms, the people in the setting are made aware of the risks and told that possible risks are also laminated and put on the walls as an extra reminder of any risks there may be. Pupils are warned about internet safety and the dangers of chat rooms and facebook etc. The playground is a hard surface with slip resistant coating on to reduce the risk of accidents, and a separate play area with a soft floor. The classrooms are warm with adequate lighting and seating with the tables set out with sufficient walking space around them. There are
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