How do you assess risk?
How do you deal with emergencies effectively?
Do you know how to develop and implement a school safety plan?
How can you make your primary school a safer place?
This is a practical, easy to understand and use guide to dealing with issues of everyday safety which so often worry those who work in schools. There is a straightforward introduction to a risk-assessment based approach to safety but acknowledges that things still do sometimes go wrong, and shows how to deal with a variety of emergencies.
The book is written with day-to-day school management in mind and will greatly assist in the business of running the school safely.
Issues discussed include how to assess risk, how to develop and implement a school safety plan and how to deal with emergencies effectively.
This book also translates and interprets complicated official documents, provides practical photocopiable sections and provides material designed for meetings, training and planning sessions.
1. Forword by Carol Sherriff, Director of the Child Accident Prevention Trust; 2. Introduction; 3. A "common sense" approach to safety with young children; 4. "Basic survival" arrangements; 5. Playtimes; 6. The School Health and Safety Manual; 7. Photocopiable checklists; 8. Some wider issues; 9. Helpful organisations; 10. useful books and resources