You must carry out COSHH assessments
Health and safety is the responsibility of your employer, but you should have day-to-day responsibility for carrying out and reviewing risk assessments.
Find out more about other statutory risk assessments and download a checklist to help you stay compliant.
Keep a record
If your school has 5 or more employees, you need to record:
- The significant findings of the risk assessments, as soon as practicable
- The steps you've taken to prevent or control exposure to hazardous substances
See section 2 of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance on managing risks and risk assessments at work.
Review your assessments regularly
You have reason to suspect that a current risk assessment is no longer valid There's been a significant change in the