Você está na página 1de 11

MODEL

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

NURSERY AND PRE-SCHOOLS

JO CRICKSON
EDUCATION HEALTH AND SAFETY/CONTRACTS MANAGER
NORTH SOMERSET COUNCIL
TELEPHONE: 01275 888335

Page 1 of 1
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
MODEL

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

NURSERY & PRE-SCHOOL

This is the Health and Safety Policy statement of intent: -

• Our overall objective within this policy is to make the contents of this
document intrinsic to our working practices on a day to day basis.
• To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our
work activities.
• To regularly review any risks and check that control measures remain
adequate.
• To consult with all employees on all matters affecting their health and safety.
• To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment.
• To ensure safe handling use and storage of any substances.
• To provide the necessary instruction, training, information and supervision for
all staff, to ensure the competence of all staff.
• To prevent accidents/ill health through good risk assessment processes and
• To create a culture of ‘thinking safety’ where staff regularly bring forward any
observations/concerns.
• To provide adequate funds to rectify any health and safety issues.
• To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.

Signed:

Date: Review Date:

Page 2 of 2
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of

2. Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is


delegated to

3. To ensure health and safety standards are maintained/improved, the following


people have responsibility in the following areas

Name Responsibility

4. All employees have to:

• Co-operate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters;


• Not interfere with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety;
• So far as is reasonably practicable safeguard the safety and welfare of these
persons who they are supervising;
• Take reasonable care of their own health and safety; and
• Report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed in
this policy statement).

Page 3 of 3
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
HEALTH AND SAFETY RISKS ARISING FROM OUR WORK ACTIVITIES

• Risk assessments will be undertaken by

• The findings of the risk assessments will be reported to

• Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by

• The person responsible for ensuring the action required is implemented will
be

• The person who will check that the implemented actions have
removed/reduced the risks will be

• Assessments will be reviewed every

Or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

Our programme for risk assessments include


• Falls from a height • Pedestrians/traffic management
• Carrying on the stairs • Manual handling
• COSHH • High risk food preparation area inc.:-
• Outside play area - Cross contamination
- Food handling
- Stock rotation etc.

Page 4 of 4
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
SAFE PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

• Will be responsible for identifying all equipment/plant needing maintenance.

• Will be responsible for ensuring effective maintenance procedures are drawn


up.

• Will be responsible for ensuring that all identified maintenance is


implemented.

• Will check that new plant and equipment meets health and safety standards
before it is purchased.

• Any problems found with plant/equipment should be reported to

Page 5 of 5
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
SAFE HANDLING AND USE OF SUBSTANCES

• Will be responsible for identifying all substances which need a COSHH


assessment.

• Will be responsible for undertaking COSHH assessments

• Will be responsible for ensuring that all actions identified in the assessments
are implemented.

• Will be responsible for ensuring that all relevant employees are informed
about the COSHH assessments.

• Will check that new substances can be used safely before they are
purchased.

• Assessments will be reviewed every

Or when the work activity changes, which is soonest.

Page 6 of 6
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
INFORMATION, INSTRUCTION AND SUPERVISION

• The Health and Safety Law poster is displayed at

• Health and safety advice is available from

• Supervision of young workers/trainees will be arranged/undertaken/monitored


by

• The person responsible for ensuring that our employees working at locations
under the control of other employers, are given relevant health and safety
information is

Page 7 of 7
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
COMPETENCY FOR TASKS AND TRAINING

• Induction training will be provided for all employees by

• Job specific training will be provided by

• Specific jobs requiring special training are …

• Training records are kept at/by

• Training will be identified, arranged and monitored by

Page 8 of 8
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
ACCIDENTS, FIRST AID AND WORK-RELATED ILL HEALTH

• The first aid box(es) is/are kept at

• The appointed person(s)/first aider(s) is/are

• All accidents and cases of work-related ill health are to be recorded in the
accident book. The book is kept by/at

• The person responsible for reporting accidents, diseases and dangerous


occurrences to the enforcing authority is

• The enforcing authority contact details are:

Page 9 of 9
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
MONITORING

• To check our working conditions, and ensure our safe working practices are
being followed, we will

- Develop a culture where staff are aware of safe working practices and they
become part of daily routines.

- Carry out random visual monitoring of working practices

- Carry out a formal 6 monthly inspection

- Carry out an annual audit of Health and Safety management and practices.

• Is responsible for investigating accidents

• Investigating work-related causes of sickness absences

• Acting on investigation findings to prevent a recurrence

• Reporting serious accidents (RIDDOR Reportable) to the enforcing authority


via the official F2508 procedures.

Page 10 of 10
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES – FIRE AND EVACUATION

• The person responsible for ensuring the fire risk assessment is undertaken
and implemented is

• Escape routes are checked by/every

• Fire extinguishers are maintained and checked by/every

• Alarms are tested by/every

• Emergency evacuation will be tested every

• The fire log book will be filled in regularly it is kept

Page 11 of 11
U:\JMoon\Personal\H & S\Model H & S Policy Nursery & Pre-School