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Last reviewed on 5 October 2017
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Is there a risk assessment covering access to the school? We link to template risk assessments for pedestrian and vehicle access, and the site perimeter.

Pedestrian and vehicle movement

Kent County Council has published a pedestrian and vehicle movement risk assessment template for its schools. The risk assessment has 5 steps:

  1. What are the hazards?
  2. Who might be harmed and how?
  3. What are you doing already?
  4. Is anything further needed?
  5. Date further action was completed

After step 3 and step 5, a risk level must be given.

The document includes examples of potential hazards, but also leaves room for more to be added.

Vehicles on site

Barnet Council has produced documents to help its primary and secondary schools carry out risk assessments. There are separate documents for primary and secondary schools, but both contain the same example of a risk assessment for vehicles on the school site.

The example risk assessment is divided into 3 sections:

  • Significant risks
  • Effects of hazards
  • Suggested control measures

Suggested control measures

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