School premises: health and safety

  • Fire safety in schools: guidance
    Understand guidance on fire safety in schools, including fire alarms, soft furnishings and staff training, and read expert advice from the London Fire Brigade and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.
  • Health and safety checklists for classrooms
    Use these health and safety checklists for classrooms to save time and make sure staff and pupils are working in a safe environment. Download our specialist classrooms checklist to use alongside a checklist from the Health and Safety Executive.
  • Health and safety: regular duties for schools
    Find out which health and safety checks you should perform daily, weekly, termly and annually to stay on top of your statutory duties, and see examples of other schools' regular health and safety checks.
  • Signing visitors in and out
    It's up to you whether you ask visitors to sign in and out. Find out what to consider when deciding, and have a look at the approaches some schools take.