SCHOOL GENERIC RISK ASSESSMENT F

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          GENERIC RISK ASSESSMENT FOR RESIDENTIAL VISIT - ACCOMMODATION
Significant Hazards and         Control Measures                                                                  Residual Risk
Identification of Risk          Include any relevant sources of guidance                                          Rating

Fire                            Check accommodation meets with national standards i.e. meets Fire                 Low
                                Officer's recommendations / or has fire certificate
                                Visit site or verification. Visual inspection of fire escapes, alarms,
                                equipment, meeting points, and procedures
                                Establish a no smoking rule
                                Check systems on arrival – Fire Procedures Book
                                Fire drill

Child Protection                Staff accommodation adjacent and same floor as pupils                             Low
                                External doors and windows secure against intrusion
                                If pupils rooms have keys, staff have access to a master key
                                Pupils can easily access staff through the night
                                Pupils are checked into rooms at “lights out”
                                Visiting staff have access to emergency support

Domestic hazards                Accommodation has tourist board rating / other external validation of standards   Low
                                Visual inspection of balconies, stairways, glass doors, electrical fittings,
                                hazards in grounds or immediate surroundings
                                On arrival, staff and pupils to report any faulty items found in rooms
                                Brief group re any hazards and establish necessary rules i.e. no
                                climbing on balconies, lifts out of bounds or supervised / careful use –
                                according to age

Hygiene                         Tourist board rating / environmental health endorsement or similar                Low
                                Visual inspection of washing facilities, lavatories, lighting, heating,
                                ventilation, catering
Night time situations                      Information gained from parents re pupils illnesses, bedwetting,
                                           sleepwalking, nightmares etc
                                           Suitable supervision to meet the needs of pupils

Special needs                              Accommodation meets special needs of anyone in the group           Low




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