Last reviewed on 13 June 2019
School types: All · School phases: All
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See examples of minibus risk assessments and read about safety guidance from a union.

Schools examples

Primary school

Secondary school 

Special school 

Examples from other organisations

Hertfordshire Grid for Learning has a risk assessment for minibus travel during off-site visits. Download the file ('Travel minibus') from the bottom of its risk assessments page.

The 'outside travel' risk assessment of Ludlow Swimming Club covers minibus transport. 

Minibus safety: guidance from a union

Guidance from the National Education Union (NEU) sets out information on:

  • Legal requirements for school minibuses
  • Drivers' responsibilities
  • Recommended training for minibus drivers
  • Recommended safety checks for minibuses

Create your own risk assessment

Use the templates in our article to create your own risk assessment.