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Health and safety policies: do we need separate departmental policies?

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Last updated on 24 November 2016
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Is it advisable to have separate health and safety policies for particular departments? You must have an overarching health and safety policy. An expert explains that individual policies are not required, but schools should consider how best to apply health and safety measures across departments.

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  1. 1 No requirement to have departmental health and safety policies
  2. 2 Expert: explain how the policy is applied in specific subjects

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