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Thursday, January 27

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Wednesday, January 19

  1. page Health and Safety edited ... Headteachers, heads of department, staff, governors and LAs all have roles to play. These are …
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    Headteachers, heads of department, staff, governors and LAs all have roles to play. These are further explained in 'Managing Health and Safety in Schools' (available to purchase from HSE Books). (accessed Oct 2010)
    Health and Safety Responsibilities
    the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) site has some invaluable resources and key guides http://www.hse.gov.uk/services/education/index.htm.
    Advice on organising educational visits can be found in the Department's 1998 good practice guide Health and Safety of Pupils on Educational Visits, which is available to download from the right hand side of this page.
    Supplements to the good practice guide were produced in 2002. The following components are available to download:
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    From The Government Website Department for Education
    Responsibilities and Powers
    Health and safety responsibilities in schools derive from the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and associated regulations. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) enforces health and safety law relating to the activities of LAs and schools.
    Health and safety duties and responsibilities apply to employers of school staff and employees.
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    Licensing Incidental Drivers of the School Minibus states that school staff driving the minibus are exempt from the D1 PCV requirement but should be given appropriate training.
    While we recommend that school staff should seek to resolve internally any disagreement about health and safety management affecting pupils, we recognise that staff may believe a safety risk has not been adequately dealt with. Staff have a right, in such a circumstance, to raise such concern about risk management and not get into trouble for doing so. The law protects them when they make a disclosure if it tends to show, for example, a danger to the health and safety of an individual. Employees can disclose their concern to a manager, or their employer, or the Health and Safety Executive. They can even go to other outsiders in certain circumstances. For more information on whistleblowing in the workplace, follow the link on the right hand side of the page.
    School Trips Glenridding Beck
    The Health and Safety Executive has produced a comprehensive report on the lessons learned from the tragic death of Max Palmer on a school visit to Cumbria in 2002. The report praises the professional care of most teachers and others when planning and leading visits. It also flags up the immense benefit of outdoor education when based on proper risk management.
    The report speaks positively about the guidance published by the Department and which is available above and highlights ten vital questions that should be answered before an educational visit takes place. You can read the report on the HSE website. (Accessed Oct 2010)
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    Ensure that benching is sturdy enough to withstand the weight of the hardware and additional equipment stored on it.
    Follow health and safety guidance regarding the height, position and distance of monitors and keyboards from pupils when working.
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    that pupils don’tdon�t walk around
    If you are using an interactive whiteboard, ensure that all children can reach it without standing on anything.
    If using data projectors or interactive whiteboards, ensure that pupils never look directly into the beam of the projector. If presenting to the class and entering the beam, pupils should not look towards the audience for more than a few seconds, and ideally should keep their backs to the beam at all times.
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    Working safely in the ICT suite
    Pupils should be aware of rules for using the ICT suite. Ideally, they will be involved in devising these rules and may make posters explaining why the rules are necessary.
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    equipment or pupils’pupils� bags.
    If pupils are going to be seated for extended periods, ensure that good-quality seating is provided which supports the back.
    Seating should be height-adjustable so that monitors and keyboards are correctly positioned and pupils do not have to look up or down at the monitor for prolonged periods.
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    If you are using laptops, ensure that they are located on firm desks or tables.
    Ensure that all electrical equipment is located away from water supplies, and that pupils have a sound knowledge of electrical safety.
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    that pupils don’tdon�t take drinks
    If you have a number of portable computers in the classroom, you may want to set up a procedure to be followed when they are to be moved. For example, you could stipulate that only a small group of pupils should move at a time, or designate specific pupils to be responsible for laptops.
    The Every Child Matters (ECM) initiative is additionally high on agendas at the mement, Chemainais (2010) succinctly tablises where the ECM fits into the curriculum.
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Saturday, November 13

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    Welcome to my Wiki! I'm Liz and this is a portfolio, started in October 2009 exampling my learning, and understanding on ICT within education of primary school age children. Having not touched the site for approx a year, I have decided to continue to compile this wiki, adding general learning and evidenced work as a portfolio resource for my PGCE :) .
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