You are here:
Coronavirus: safety guidance summary and risk assessment update guide
Find out how you should update your risk assessment in light of new rules as part of the government's decision to end coronavirus Plan B measures. Get a summary of key health and safety measures from the DfE's operational guidance.
How to use this article alongside your risk assessment
Continue to treat your risk assessment as a 'living document' and keep it under review. Make sure you have arrangements in place to monitor that your protective measures are:
- Working as planned
The next section of this article covers:
- The latest changes to health and safety guidance
- How you should reflect them in your risk assessment
- Anything else you need to know and do in relation to the changes
The rest of the article summarises some of the key measures you should have in place to manage risk.
State of play How to update your risk assessment What else you need to know/do NEW in January 2022 Pupils, staff and visitors should not wear face coverings in classrooms. Until 27 January: Unless individuals are exempt, face coverings should be worn: In corridors and communal areas by: Staff and adult visitors in all schools Pupils in year 7 and above Unless
More from The Key
Bitesize training with a big impact
Our on-demand training has your whole board covered and lets them learn at a time and pace that suits them.
Help your new governors hit the ground running with our expertly-designed induction training, and our role-specific courses support your link governors develop key skills and confidence in their role.
The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.