school safety


School prosecuted after mountain rescue team called to evacuate children

A group of schoolchildren had to be rescued by Keswick Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT) from Helvellyn after becoming stranded in winter conditions. Read More

School and contractor fined for unsafe removal of asbestos

A school and its maintenance contractor have been fined after workers disturbed asbestos at the school while installing a new heating system. Read More

School trust fined after putting children’s health at ‘significant risk’

The Spencer Academies Trust has been fined after failing to control the risk to humans from infectious diseases carried by animals. Read More

How does RIDDOR apply to children in education?

SHP discuss the importance of utilising RIDDOR in school environments to prevent dangerous incidents going un-reported. Read More

Thinking outside the box and tapping into all available resources

Subash Ludhra continues to explore the role of parents and educators when it comes to helping to shape mindsets pre-work life, by looking at how Inspirational primary school students have become health & safety representatives. Read More

Inspections to look at how schools and colleges work to prevent sexual harassment, online sexual abuse and sexual violence

Ofsted has published updated education inspection handbooks, clarifying how inspectors will assess how schools and colleges confront sexual harassment, abuse and violence among children and young people. Read More

High school fined after child is fatally injured

A high school in Chelmsford has been fined after a young child died after a locker in a changing room fell on top of him. Read More

School fined after worker injured in fall from ladder

Southend High School for Boys Academy Trust has been sentenced after a worker fell from a ladder. Read More

School fined after member of the public sustains fatal head injury in fall

A school has been fined after a member of public tripped over a retaining wall and sustained a fatal head injury. Read More

High school governing body fined after worker falls from roof

The governing body of Christ the King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre in Southport has been fined after an employee fell from height whilst performing routine maintenance duties. Read More



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