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Health and safety system for schools and ECE services

Health and Safety information to help your school or ECE service meet the requirements of the current Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992. ECE services also need to continue to meet current licensing or certification criteria, in addition to relevant legislation.

Use these 11 key components of an effective health and safety system to review your own health and safety systems and prepare for the incoming Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, which comes in to force on 4 April 2016. Over the coming months, we will add resources and guidance including factsheets to help the sector understand and prepare for the new legislation.

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11 key components of an effective health and safety system

1. LEADERSHIP 2. WORKER PARTICIPATION 3. HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICE FRAMEWORK RESOURCES 4. RISK IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Set the direction of health and safety management in your workplace. Effective formal and informal worker participation practices eg Health and Safety Reps and committees. Health and safety in your workplace. Mandatory requirements, guidance, tools and resources.. Identifying hazards in the workplace and managing the associated risks.
5. WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT 6. EQUIPMENT 7. INJURY AND ILLNESS MANAGEMENT 8. INJURY AND ILLNESS SUPPORT AND REHABILITATION
Leading by example, property maintenance, inducting visitors to the workplace and emergency plans. Provision of appropriate equipment for all work environments staff may encounter and equipment that may be used. Notifiable injuries, reporting, recording and investigating incidents/accidents. Structured systems to support the safe and early return to work of injured staff and workers.
9. HEALTH AND WELLBEING PROGRAMMES 10. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 11. MONITORING, REPORTING AND ASSURANCE 12. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Proactive approach to ensuring that staff, volunteers and workers can actively manage their own health and wellbeing. Information to help to empower staff and leaders to implement effective health and safety practices through Professional Development. Promote a commitment to continuously improving health and safety performance. What is a monitoring and reporting system. Here you will find a series of questions about the impacts of the new health and safety legislation you have asked us.
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