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School Management

SBC Health and Safety Services

What do we offer?

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We provide an independent professional Health and Safety support for a wide range of services enabling schools to discharge their statutory obligations. 

Annual package

  • Telephone advice on all aspects of Health and Safety

  • Regular news letters

  • Guidance on Health and Safety Management

  • Updates on changes to Health and Safety Legislation

  • A comprehensive Health and Safety Compliance Audit on a rolling program for school premises together with an Action Plan report

  • Fire risk assessment and reviewing in compliance with current legislation.

Additional services included in the package

  • Fire awareness and marshal training

  • Site visits as required

  • DSE Assessments

  • Accident/incident support

  • Advice on Fire, Legionella, Asbestos management plans, risk assessments, COSHH assessments, Construction health and safety

  • Contractor management advice

  • Advice on educational visits

  • Support and linkages with the HSE and other enforcement bodies

Training courses

  • Health and Safety awareness for managers

  • Working at heights/ladders

  • Risk Assessment

  • COSHH - Hazardous substances

  • Manual Handing

  • Premises Management

  • Legionella and Water Hygiene Awareness

We can work with schools to design a bespoke package tailored to your specific requirements on request (there will be an additional cost for this service). Prices will be available upon request.

Why choose us? 

Swindon Borough Council health and safety team have a wide range of health and safety experience that can support you in delivering a safe learning environment for you, your staff and the children in your care. We provide a service which is value for money and tailored to meet your specific needs.

What is provided free?

This is a fully traded service, there are no free elements.

What is chargeable?

There is a one off charge for the Annual Package and/or you can request a quotation for the Additional Services.  

How the service can be provided / length of agreement 

The services provided as part of the Annual Package will be delivered by means of:

  • Telephone advice on all aspects of Health and Safety including speciality advise on topics such as premises compliance (fire, asbestos, legionella etc)

  • CDM, COSHH, Manual Handling, DSE

  • Site visits to carry out a Health and Safety Compliance Audit and a Fire Risk Assessment and provide associated records by requested method
  • Access to the schoolsonline website content

  • A site visit and telephone advice with regards to support for serious staff and pupil accidents

The annual service will be delivered from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Additional services can be delivered on an ad hoc "pay as you go" basis.  


Contact Point

Richard Kemp, Health and Safety Lead
Telephone:  07818 510573