Health and Safety

21 11, 2018

Premises Outsourcing

2018-11-21T08:32:32+00:00Health and Safety, Premises Services News|Comments Off on Premises Outsourcing

Many schools outsource their cleaning and catering contracts, they don't always realise that they can outsource their premises staffing just as easily. Campion Premises Service have been providing schools with quality premises managers since 2008. Our experience taught us that school business managers were having to take on the burden [...]

12 09, 2016

Keeping children safe in Education

2019-09-19T10:19:52+00:00Health and Safety, In the News|Comments Off on Keeping children safe in Education

The Department for Education has published an updated version of the statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016)', which revises and replaces the 2015 guidance. This has come into force in schools on 5 September 2016. You can read the Statutory guidance for schools and colleges [...]

26 05, 2016

School Caretaker- School Premises Manager Job Description

2019-11-10T13:05:57+00:00Health and Safety, Job Profiles, Premises Services News|Comments Off on School Caretaker- School Premises Manager Job Description

Our last post was in relation to 'How to Cope in Caretaking' we thought it might be useful to know whats involved in a School Caretaker/School Premises Manager role as it is a vital role in running a School or Academy successfully. Caretakers attend to buildings such as community centres, schools and [...]

17 05, 2016

How to Cope in Caretaking

2016-05-17T18:29:18+00:00Health and Safety|Comments Off on How to Cope in Caretaking

Very useful and practical advice on how to avoid job related stress - by a School Caretaker of 12 years  1) Have respect for your Headteacher or Business Manager. You may not agree with their policies and way of working. Show them respect for their position in the school and [...]

5 02, 2016

Who is accountable for health and safety within a school?

2019-11-10T13:05:57+00:00Health and Safety|Comments Off on Who is accountable for health and safety within a school?

The legal responsibility and accountability for health and safety lies with the employer. Although it is not so straightforward, as it depends on the type of school to know who the employer is. There are also differences across England, Scotland and Wales as detailed below. England and [...]