After-school clubs: risk assessmentsAre there any risk assessments for after-school clubs? We look at general risk assessments for after-school clubs from a local authority and a school. We also point to risk assessments for specific aspects of running an after-school club.
Breakfast clubs: risk assessmentsAre there examples of risk assessments for breakfast clubs? We point to risk assessments from a primary school and the Welsh Government. You will also find guidance on assessing the risks related to breakfast clubs, and a link to general guidance on conducting risk assessments.
School events: template risk assessmentUse and adapt our risk assessment template to address potential hazards ahead of events like school discos. It includes possible hazards and control measures as examples to help you decide what to include.
Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH): risk assessmentsAre there examples of COSHH risk assessments? We refer to risk assessment templates from schools for hazardous substances, and point to a template from a local authority. We also refer to guidance from the Health and Safety Executive on conducting a risk assessment for hazardous chemicals.
Fire risk assessment: templates and guidanceAre there templates for a school fire risk assessment? We relay guidance on conducting a fire risk assessment and when it should be reviewed. We also link to risk assessment templates from a local authority and a fire and rescue service.
Kitchens: risk assessmentsAre there any examples of risk assessments for school kitchens? We link to examples of risk assessments from the Health and Safety Executive and a local authority, as well as a school's risk assessment for kitchen fires. There is also guidance on writing your own kitchen risk assessment.
School dining hall: risk assessmentsIs there a risk assessment for a school dining hall? We look at dining hall risk assessments from a school and a local authority. You will also find guidance on conducting a risk assessment, and links to additional articles from The Key on school lunchtimes.
EpiPens: risk assessmentsAre there risk assessments for EpiPens? This article looks at an anaphylaxis risk assessment and risk assessments for administering medication, which consider the hazards EpiPens pose and the control measures needed. You will also find guidance on EpiPens from an LA and one of our experts.
First aid in schools: risk assessmentsWhat should a school's first aid risk assessment include? This article summarises guidance on what schools should consider when assessing first aid needs. We also point to first aid risk assessments from schools, and templates from a local authority and a university.
Prevent risk assessmentSchools have to assess the risks of pupils being drawn into terrorism, but this doesn't have to be a written document. If you'd prefer to have a written assessment, use our template and advice to save you time.
Pupils exhibiting challenging behaviour: risk assessmentsAre there risk assessments for pupils with challenging behaviour? This article points to risk assessments, from a local authority and Teachernet, regarding pupils with challenging behaviour. It also links to our article on risk assessing individual pupils.
Pupils on crutches: template risk assessmentUse and adapt our risk assessment template to address potential hazards for pupils on crutches. It includes possible hazards and control measures. You can also see examples of risk assessments.
Risk assessment templatesUse these generic risk assessment templates to help you create your own. We include an example from the HSE, a local authority and a university.
Statutory and mandatory risk assessmentsStay compliant and help keep your pupils, staff and visitors safe with our checklist of risk assessments you need to have in your school. Plus, find advice on when to do a risk assessment.
Caretakers' responsibilities: risk assessmentsAre there risk assessments covering the duties of caretakers and premises staff? We link to two risk assessments covering the general responsibilities of caretakers and premises staff, and other risk assessments for specific caretaking duties. You will also find health and safety guidance from an LA.
Home visits: risk assessmentsFind examples of risk assessments from a school and local authorities to help you with writing your own assessment. Also, read guidance on how to reduce the risk of violence towards staff when out on visits.
Pregnant staff and pupils: risk assessmentsAre there examples of risk assessments for pregnant staff and pupils? This article links to examples of risk assessments for new and expectant mothers. It looks at guidance on the potential risks for pregnant employees, and actions to take afterwards. It also covers how to assess risks for pregnant pupils.
Staff with medical conditions: guidance on assessing risksAre there risk assessments for staff with medical conditions? In this article, we look at assessing risks and supporting employees with health conditions in the workplace, relaying advice from ASCL and one of our associate education experts. We also point to guidance from the HSE and the NHS.
Stress: risk assessmentsAre there any risk assessments for stress among staff? We link to examples of risk assessments on work-related stress. We also point to further articles on staff wellbeing.
School trips: risk assessmentsAre there examples of risk assessments for school trips? We link to an example of a general risk assessment for educational visits and a number of examples for specific activities. We also relay advice on writing risk assessments and submitting them to educational visits co-ordinators.