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Health and Safety Refresher for Headteachers - POSTPONED

28/02/2018 13:00 - 16:30
This half day course is a refresher for those people who have already attended the WBC full day course on Health and Safety Management for Heads. Headteachers have a moral and legal duty to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety and welfare of their employees and others in their care. This interactive course will allow delegates to raise issues and ask questions to help gain a fuller appreciation of what needs to be done and how to go about it. Learning and understanding will be evaluated with the use of informal questions and exercises. Each candidate will be issued with an electronic copy of the course slides.
This half day course is aimed at those who have in the past attended the WBC one-day Headteachers' course and has been designed to provide Headteachers, Deputy Heads, School Business Managers etc. with an update and refresher together with an awareness of what they practically need to do to ensure compliance with legislation and best practice guidance. In particular: the latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance applicable to schools - 'Sensible Health and Safety Management in Schools'; any significant changes in legislation; what Headteacher need to ensure is happening within their area of control to maintain legislative compliance and meet with best practice. It is recommended that staff attend a refresher course at three-yearly intervals.
Candidates will:
- gain an overview of any legislative changes/recent updates
- gain knowledge of what needs to be practically done to satisfy legal requirements for managing the key risks within schools
- have an opportunity to discuss their health and safety issues or concerns and learn from colleagues
Subash Ludhra, Anntara Management Ltd, CFIOSH, FRSA, OSHCR, IOSH Past President, JP.
Anne Coffey anne.coffey@wokingham.gov.uk
WBC, Shute End
12.45 Registration and Tea/Coffee

13.00 Introduction and course overview
- legislation - what's new or has changed in the last year and reinforcing existing messages on key issues such as first aid, lone working, violence at work, working at height, asbestos and fire safety management
- Health and Safety Executive guidance - latest pragmatic guidance for the education sector (including practical hints and tips)
- lessons to be learned - latest accident and incident data for the education sector
- questions session
- summary and close

£75 WBC schools (£90 others)