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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

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

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

‘One of the key things that we can do to support education staff, is to prioritise their mental health and wellbeing, alongside the mental health of children and young people’

SHP speaks to Faye McGuiness, Director of Programmes at Education Support, about how the pandemic has affected the health and wellbeing of the education sector and what more can be done to support people who work and are involved in education. Read More

Providing safety and security to university students

With no current minimum standards for UK universities on what assistance they should provide for student safety, there is cause for concern over wellbeing and security Read More

New group announced help to support teacher wellbeing

The education secretary has announced the details of a new advisory group to help support the wellbeing of teachers and headteachers. Read More

Asbestos in schools: MPs ‘seriously concerned’ about lack of information

Almost a quarter of schools have still not told the Government how much asbestos is in their school buildings, according to a new report. Read More

School asbestos fine: Failures lead to over £100,000 in fines

HSE found that main contractor failed to effectively plan, manage and monitor the work to prevent the accidental removal of the asbestos containing tiles. Read More

Asbestos in schools: HSE Northern Ireland investigating gauze mats

The Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) has announced that working to establish whether pupils in Northern Ireland have been affected by asbestos in classrooms. Read More

School asbestos exposure leads to £200k fine for council

HSE said: “The Council had implemented a system, but they had failed to take the simple step of checking to ensure it was being rigorously adhered to, resulting in employees not receiving the appropriate training." Read More



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