Health and Safety
sky-sunny-clouds-cloudy

How effective UV protection can help children enjoy the sun safely

Schools have a responsibility to protect children from the sun when they are in their care. Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director at skin care expert Deb, assesses the risk that Ultraviolet (UV) rays can…

uk air pollution limits

UK Air Pollution and its Impact on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in Schools

The UK – alongside Germany, France, Italy and Spain – have been issued a final warning by the European Commission for failing to address breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen oxide. EU…

Teaching the Hand Hygiene Curriculum

Teaching the Hand Hygiene Curriculum

Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director at Deb UK discusses how to reduce germ transfer and encourage hand washing in schools. At school, children are exposed to all kinds of germs and bacteria that they…

Anthophyllite_asbestos_SEM

Official figures may underestimate number of asbestos-containing schools

                  Is there more Asbestos in our schools then official figures show? A series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests have shown that the amount…

2waysmall

Giving health and safety a helping hand

Giving health and safety a helping hand Encouraging the community use of school premises is a key part of the Government’s Extended Schools initiative. As a result schools, now more than ever, are…

First Aid in Schools

Should All Teachers be First Aid Trained?

Should All Teachers be First Aid Trained? According to the department of Education, there is no exact requirement for a specific number of first aid trained staff in a given school. Employers should…

Fire Safety Guide

The A to Z of Fire Safety Here’s your ultimate A to Z guide to fire safety – both in the home and in work environments. Let’s go! Alarm Systems All premises should…

A new after-school management service has been developed to offer further protection for primary and special educational needs pupils at collection time

A new after-school management service has been developed to offer further protection for primary and special educational needs pupils at collection time. The service, provided by 3fifteen, is a simple yet innovative system…

4332747493_c87898cb76

Smile for the Camera – Does CCTV in school provide peace of mind or an unwelcome intrusion?

School security is a hot topic for school leaders, but are CCTV cameras keeping students and teachers safe or raising pupils in a climate of fear? The UK has witnessed a massive expansion…

One in five children bullied online, says NSPCC survey

Almost one in five children who use social networking sites suffered a negative experience last year, research by children’s charity the NSPCC shows. This included bullying, unwanted sexual messages, cyber stalking and feeling…

© 2017 All Rights Reserved