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Health and safety

Health and safety

Our Health and Safety Team provide a comprehensive advice and support service to help you to fulfil your legal duties in relation to health and safety matters. The team has wide experience in dealing with health and safety in all types of schools including the provision of health and safety information and training, accident investigation and auditing.

View our Health and safety offer

Contact us

Email: Healthandsafety@buckscc.gov.uk
Phone: 01296 674 412
7th Floor, County Hall, Walton St, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1UZ

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A full list of health and safety policies including:

  • Risk assessments
  • Workplace safety
  • Accident, incident, fire and emergencies
  • Health, medical & welfare issues

Health and safety policies
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Employees of maintained schools are responsible for reporting any health and safety incidents or issues to their Manager, Headteacher or Supervisor.

For the purpose of AssessNet; an incident will encompass "everything that happened during an event”.

Incident and accident reporting
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As well as the annual programme, a number of training courses can be run in-house on request and can be delivered as part of an INSET day or as a twilight session.

Course dates and course details are available in this area.

Health and safety training
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Comprehensive Core package including

  • Telephone and email advice.
  • Use of web-based reporting system for recording accidents
  • A Health and Safety Audit every 3 years or sooner
  • Informal health and safety ‘Check and Chat’ visits for new Headteachers

Radiation services

  • An annual service for Academies with radioactive sources

Health and Safety Consultancy Service

  • Can be purchased on a ‘pay as used’ basis.
Our Health and Safety offer
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Risk assessment is a legal requirement for all employers and the cornerstone of good health and safety management.

A number of generic risk assessments have been produced which can be amended to suit local circumstances.

Risk assessments

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