This policy testifies to the commitment of Rosebery School to the health and safety of school staff, students and others in its school, either on the school premises or when engaged in educational activities, including visits. This policy sets out the responsibilities and powers of the employer (Rosebery School) and employees for health and safety and recognises that trade union safety representatives are legally entitled to consultation and information, to investigate accidents and dangerous occurrences and to carry our safety inspections of their workplace.
The Governors and Headteacher must establish workable arrangements to:
Ensure that suitable risk assessments and control measures exist for all activities under their control
Monitor that this policy is implemented effectively
Secure effective intervention to remedy deficiencies
Keep adequate records to provide evidence of these actions
Comply with monitoring and reporting procedures defined in the Health and Safety Policy and procedure or otherwise issued in accordance with this policy
The Governing Body and Headteacher must ensure that all persons with duties under this policy, including themselves, have sufficient training to understand and implement its requirements. Employees carry out their duties safely and without risk to themselves or others. They must also cooperate with others who have duties for health and safety by carrying out instructions and reporting unsafe practices. The Headteacher has delegated responsibility for the day to day management of the school and is responsible for ensuring that health and safety policies and procedures are carried out.
Governors Committee responsible: Premises and Risk Management