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Ofsted inspection of health and safety

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Last updated on 8 August 2016
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What will Ofsted look for in terms of health and safety? Inspectors do not have set criteria for evaluating health and safety in schools. We explain how inspectors will check a school is fulfilling its statutory duties, respond to any hazards on the school site, and look at safeguarding arrangements.

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  1. 1 No set criteria for evaluating health and safety
  2. 2 Hazards on the school site
  3. 3 Safeguarding arrangements
  4. 4 Examples of Ofsted reports which refer to health and safety
  5. 5 DfE health and safety guidance

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