You must assess health and safety risks to your employees and others
You don't need a standalone health and safety risk assessment to meet this requirement.
Instead, make sure staff know exactly which risk assessments apply to their role, workplace and activities. Make sure staff read these in full.
Download our checklist to help you meet this requirement.
The checklist covers:
- Workers under 18
- Substances hazardous to health
- Display screen equipment
- First aid
- Manual handling
- Work at height
- Children being drawn into terrorism (Prevent duty)
- Swimming pools
Please note: there may be other areas for which you need to assess risks, depending on your school's facilities and activities.
If you're aware that a staff member is pregnant, or there's an expectant mother in your school, you must consider this when assessing risk.
As soon as an employee tells you they're pregnant, you have