Tda Unit 2.8 Health and Safety Booklet

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HEALTH AND SAFETY Contents Statement of Intent Policy Statement Health and Safety Responsibilities Electrical Safety First Aid Fire and/or Emergency Arrangements Risk Assessment Transporting Children Visitors and Security Statement of Intent The School will comply with: • The requirement of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and other specific Health and Safety legislation. • LA Health and Safety Policy. • This policy affects all employees, pupils, visitors and users of the premises in or on the school site. Policy Statement The School will ensure: • The premises are maintained in a safe condition. • Safe access to and exit from the premises is maintained. • All plant and equipment is safe to use. • Appropriate safe systems of work exist and are maintained. • Sufficient information, instruction, training and supervision are available and provided. • Arrangements exist for the safe use, handling and storage of articles and substances at work. • A healthy working environment is maintained including adequate welfare facilities. Employee Duties • To take care of their own safety and that of children. • To carry out their own responsibilities successfully. Health and Safety Responsibilities Head Teacher The Head Teacher will take responsibility: • For adequate staffing levels for safe supervision • For the delegated responsibility for maintenance of the premises • For the purchase of equipment which meets appropriate safety standards • For the repair, maintenance and testing of school equipment • For the provision of appropriate protective clothing where necessary • For the purchase and
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