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Ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone at your school?

Risk assessments, policies or bespoke training, guidance on health and safety issues

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Health and Safety

Telford and Wrekin Council’s Health and Safety team consist of qualified health and safety professionals with extensive experience and knowledge. Our approach is hands on and we can provide services at a level to suit the educational premise.  Our pragmatic approach and risk based solutions are in keeping with the principles of sensible and proportionate risk management.

Why choose us?

We are able to provide a variety of services due to the depth of knowledge and experience within the health and safety team that will assist head teachers and governors to comply with their legal responsibilities for health and safety.

In order to assist with you maintaining the appropriate levels of health and safety, we will advise on health and safety standards by carrying out an annual advisory site visit to provide professional advice and a documented report on the findings from your annual health and safety audit check.

We can offer assistance with the investigation of serious and notifiable accidents and incidents and if necessary support your school when having to liaise with the Health and Safety Executive and other statutory bodies.

To assist schools, we will be creating a new SharePoint site. This site will offer guidance on a wide range of health & safety issues and safety alerts hat could arise in educational establishments. This will be updated on a regular basis, and will help schools in developing robust safety management systems, risk assessments and keep up to date with health and safety legislation.

We provide a wide range of health and safety training

Providing health and safety information and training helps you to ensure that the people who work at your school know how to work safely and without risks to health. It will a help you meet your legal duty to protect the health and safety of your employees assist with developing a positive health and safety culture where safe and healthy working becomes second nature to everyone Telford and Wrekin Council’s Health and Safety team provide a program of health and safety training for schools in a variety of ways; courses are delivered on pre-arranged dates and are accessed via ‘Classroom Connect’

 Health and Safety training for schools includes

  • An Introduction to health and safety
  • The Governors role in health and safety
  • School Based Risk assessment workshop
  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessor
  • Outdoor playground equipment
  • Legionella awareness.
  • Health and safety for Building managers
  • Construction and Contractors 
  • Event Safety
  • Investigating Accidents & Incidents

Charges

Charges are dependent on the level of support required – quotations can be provided on request.

Customer feedback

"It was by far the best H&S training I’ve ever received; thanks."

Customer feedback

"The information I received was invaluable."

Customer feedback

"Thanks for forwarding the info. I thoroughly enjoyed Thursday morning and it was a great help. I have found this course enjoyable and very comfortable. It is the best course I have been on, the trainers are fab. I have got more from this course than most I have been on. The trainers make you feel relaxed in a friendly environment. Thank you all very much."

Customer feedback

"It was actually a pleasure to attend this H&S course – thank you for making it interesting and useful.”

Customer feedback

"It was by far the best H&S training I’ve ever received; thanks."

Customer feedback

“the information I received was invaluable”

Customer feedback

“It was actually a pleasure to attend this H&S courses – thank you for making it interesting and useful”

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