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Health & Safety made Simple
you think health and safety has to be complicated - it doesn’t. This document will make it easier for you to comply
with the law and manage health and safety in your business.
For many businesses, all that’s required is a basic
series of tasks. The site will take you through the steps and help you make sure you have done what you need to - and no more
Health & Safety LawWhat
you need to know about Health & Safety Law.
Child Basic Life Support 2010Following 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines for Children and Infants - ideal for updating all your first
aid trained staff.
Child Basic Life Suppport 2010 Datasheet
34 from the Stroke Association: Childhood stroke (Published March 2011)
Stroke Explanation for ChildrenFactsheet
36 from the Stroke Association: Stroke explanation for children (Published October 2006)
Stroke explanation for children
Infection at Work: Controlling the risksA guide for employers and the self employed on identifying, assessing and controlling the risks of infection
in the workplace
Safety Policies in the Education sectorProvides guidance on preparing safety policies for educational establishments. Aimed at employers and managers.
Contents: Legal requirements; Structure of the safety policy; Statement of general policy; Organisation for carrying out the
policy; Arrangements; Monitoring and Publicising the policy. Also contains a checklist which can be modified to suit local
Incident reporting in Schools
Some incidents that happen in schools, or during education activities out of school, must be reported to the Health
and Safety Executive (HSE) under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR).
Violence in the Education sector
advice to managers and staff in the education service on: Identifying potential risk of violence; Formulating an action plan
and statement of intent; Recording incidents; Preventive strategies; Supporting staff who are victims of violence and the
role of the police. Contents: Violence; How can the risk of violence be managed? What about the victims?