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Health and Safety Policy

General statement

The leadership team and Governing Body of Black Horse Hill Junior School will strive to achieve the highest standards of health, safety and welfare consistent with their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and other statutory and common law duties to provide a safe and healthy work place and working environment for all its employees, pupils, visitors and other persons who may be affected by its activities.

The Headteacher and Governing Body will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the Authority’s Safety Policy is implemented and, that Local Authority’s Policy and Guidance Documents are followed and monitored throughout the school.

This policy will be brought to the attention of all members of staff on induction and refreshed annually through a staff meeting or staff training days.

It is essential for the success of this Safety Policy that all employees recognise their responsibilities under Sections 7 and 8 of the Act in co-operating with management on health and safety issues and taking care of themselves and other persons whilst at work.

The Health and Safety Policy will be reviewed on an annual basis.

The full health and safety policy can be downloaded as a Word document here.

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