Health and safety policy: model and examples
All schools must have a health and safety policy. Use our model policy for your school or trust, which includes an accident report form, to stay compliant.
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- Is approved by Forbes Solicitors
- Is designed for you to adapt to suit your school’s context
- Takes account of relevant requirements and good practice
Examples from schools
The examples below also include a statement of intent. This usually forms part of a school's health and safety policy, although some schools choose to produce a separate health and safety statement of intent.
Primary school - Abbey Primary School in Nottinghamshire
Maintained secondary school - St Peter's Catholic School in Solihull
Secondary academy in a multi-academy trust (MAT) - the Blue Coat CofE School in Oldham adopted the health and safety policy of Cranmer Education Trust
Maintained special school - Briarwood School in Bristol