Last reviewed on 23 April 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
Ref: 42460

The governing board must:

  • Take reasonable steps to make sure that the school is following the employer's policy and procedures e.g. through regular discussion at governance meetings
  • Ensure staff receive adequate training to enable them to carry out their responsibilities
  • Promote a sensible approach to health and safety, making use of competent health and safety advice when required
  • Work in close partnership with the headteacher and senior management team to support sensible health and safety management and to challenge as appropriate