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Everyday Safety For Secondary Schools by P-TaylorFrancis

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It is never easy running a safe, orderly school when it is full of young people. Even with the best behaved group of children there is always the potential for accidents. This is a practical and easy-to-understand guide to help headteachers and their staff deal with issues of everyday safety that so often worry those who work in schools. It provides 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.This book is written with day-to-day school management in mind and will greatly assist in the business of running a school safely. It includes sections on assessing risk, developing and implementing a school safety plan, dealing with emergencies safely and the School Health and Safety Manual. The book also includes twenty-six photocopiable safety checklists to help schools develop their risk assessment procedures and systems for dealing with incidents. There is also a list of helpful organisations and useful books and resources. This is an essential buy for every secondary school concerned that their children are safe whilst allowing them to develop to their full potential.

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									Everyday Safety For Secondary Schools
Author: Malcolm Griffin
Other: Carol Sherriff
Table of Contents

Foreword by Carol Sherriff, Director of the Child Accident Prevention TrustIntroduction 1. A 'Common
Sense' Approach to Safety with Young People 2. 'Basic Survival' Arrangements 3. Break Times 4. The
School Health & Safety Manual 5. Photocopiable Checklists 6. Some Wider Issues 7. Helpful
Organisations List 8. Useful Books and Resources
Description

It is never easy running a safe, orderly school when it is full of young people. Even with the best behaved
group of children there is always the potential for accidents. This is a practical and easy-to-understand
guide to help headteachers and their staff deal with issues of everyday safety that so often worry those
who work in schools. It provides 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.This book is written with day-to-day school management in mind and will greatly assist in
the business of running a school safely. It includes sections on assessing risk, developing and
implementing a school safety plan, dealing with emergencies safely and the School Health and Safety
Manual. The book also includes twenty-six photocopiable safety checklists to help schools develop their
risk assessment procedures and systems for dealing with incidents. There is also a list of helpful
organisations and useful books and resources. This is an essential buy for every secondary school
concerned that their children are safe whilst allowing them to develop to their full potential.
Reviews

'It is up to date, refreshingly clear and thoroughly practical ... All secondary schools would find [this book]
valuable, expecially those who are reviewing their H&S policies. I shall certainly recommend it to my
Health and Safety Officer.



'It is up to date, refreshingly clear and thoroughly practical ... All secondary schools would find [this book]
valuable, expecially those who are reviewing their H&S policies. I shall certainly recommend it to my
Health and Safety Officer.

								
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