Health and Safety Core Competency

Course Code
Health and Safety Evening
Finance Note
Free to schools who buy into governor training
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GMFRS Training and Safety Centre, Hinds Lane, Bury, BL8 2GN (SAT NAV BL8 2AL)
No Of Sessions
Target Group
All governors
Activity Leaders
Lorraine McCrorie
Please Note

Please bring own refreshments.

Course Objectives

To enable the participants to understand their responsibilities for health and safety management within school.

Course Content

1) Legal considerations - outline duties under H&S legislation.

2) Managing health and safety in school - Schools H&S Framework, H&S Policy; Responsibilities;

Arrangements; Monitoring and Review.

3) Accidents, Incidents and Near Misses - reporting; investigation; prevention.

4) Risk Assessment - managing risks in school; using Schools Risk Assessment Strategy.

5) Schools Competency Framework - Governor competencies; underpinning knowledge.

Additional Information

Powerpoint presentation and group work

Previous Experience Expected

Suitable for all governors

Dates and Times

Thursday 5 October (6-9pm)