Nottinghamshire Schools Portal

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Our service will work in partnership with your school to provide you with advice and support to enable compliance with statutory requirements. We aim to deliver an integrated solution to risk management for you.

Our revised service offer enables you to meet legal requirements and is designed to give you absolute peace of mind by implementing a bespoke health and safety management system for you.

 

Our service includes:

  • Statutory provision enabling compliance with the Management Regulations 1999
  • Auditing, reviewing and evaluating Health and Safety performance
  • Access to competent advice onsite, telephone and email support
  • Provision of best practice health and safety policies, guidance and model procedures
  • Support with key buildings and facilities management issues including asbestos, legionella and fire management
  • Membership of CLEAPSS to include the radiation protection service that is only available through the local authority
  • Full support with all contact/investigations carried out by enforcement bodies such as the HSE, Fire Service and Environmental Health
  • Access to the Nottinghamshire Schools Portal containing a suite of online health and safety information to aid compliance
  • Accident investigation including reporting and recording systems
  • We can provide a joined up approach to risk management at your school, which will be more cost effective and give practical solutions
  • Onsite monitoring to ensure compliance with legal requirements and to maintain your schools health and safety management system in conjunction with consultancy advice
  • Support with your hazard identification and risk assessment process
  • Access to online accident reporting system
  • Access to our Health and Safety Learning and Development programme
  • Access to protected online information, instruction and training programmes
  • Tailor made training programmes
  • A named, dedicated Health and Safety Advisor for your school
  • Support with civil claims and complaints to mitigate potential liability
  • Access to a comprehensive electronic library of information
  • Schools successfully completing the SafetySmart initiative will be eligible for a cash reward of £250-£750 (dependent on school size) from our Risk and Insurance Service (LA schools only)

"The Health and Safety team provide a thorough and friendly service to our school. The team work with us in a supportive way, providing valuable guidance and expertise. They operate in the real world and have a real understanding of how schools work."
Head Teacher, Haggonfields Primary School.

Training

Details of health and safety training opportunities are available in a full learning and development programme that is published in booklet form each year for schools. Please contact us for further information.

Further information

Access to competent Health and Safety support is a legal requirement. Failure to either buy back this or a similar service or employ your own competent person could expose your school, staff and governors to potential prosecution.

To buy this service or find out more, please use the links provided.

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Health & Safety Contact

Steve Bingley
0115 804 0619
Stephen.Bingley@nottscc.gov.uk 

More information

School brochure pages on this service [PDF 145KB]

Services For Schools


Full School Brochure

For information about all of the services we offer, please download the latest Services for Schools Brochure 2018.pdf [6.72MB]