Wells School of Dancing
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Health and Safety At the Wells School of Dancing we aim to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all members of the school community and to provide such information, training and supervision as is required for this purpose.
We will actively maintain and promote good health and safety procedures and will: Maintain safe and healthy work conditions. Provide adequate control of the health and safety risks at our school. Be open to comments and suggestions from our employees, students and their parents on matters relating to health and safety. Provide information, instruction and supervision for employees and students and make them aware of this policy. Ensure all employees are capable of doing their tasks, hold any required qualifications, and that they receive adequate training. Record   any   harm   or   injuries   that   occur   in   an   Accident   Book   and   make   changes   where   required   to   avoid   similar   incidents   in   the future. Regularly    review    and    update    this    policy.    The    Principal    has    overall    responsibility    for    health    and    safety    as    well    as    day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice. This   policy   will   be   kept   up   to   date   to   ensure   responsibilities   are   met   in   relation   to   Health   &   Safety   at   Work   Act   (1974),   Management Regulations (1999) and other relevant current legislation. Staff Parents/guardians   should   be   aware   that   practical   dance   lessons   will   inherit   some   form   of   risk.   All   staff   engaged   by   the   Wells   School of   Dancing   must   take   reasonable   responsibility   to   ensure   the   health   and   safety   of   all   members   of   the   school   community.   This includes: Encouraging students to consider their own safety and making them aware of their environment. Facilities   and   equipment   -   Ensuring   all   facilities   and   equipment   are   safe   and   in   good   working   order   before   each   class   commences, that all equipment is stored in order to minimise risk and all damage or poor conditions reported. Accidents   and   first   aid   -   Staff   undertaking   regular   first   aid   training,   administering   emergency   first   aid   treatment,   providing   access   to a   first   aid   box,   seeking   further   medical   support   and   keeping   accurate   records   which   must   be   communicated   to   the   Principal   and   any other relevant parties. Supporting pupils with medical conditions It   is   important   that   all   pupils   with   medical   conditions   can   access   and   enjoy   the   same   opportunities   as   any   other   pupil   at   the   school   and   be able to achieve their full potential. The following procedures are in place to support pupils with medical conditions: All   parents   and   guardians   are   required   to   give   information   regarding   any   medical   conditions   that   their   child   has   when   they   enrol. They   must   also   update   the   school   if   the   health   of   their   child   changes   in   any   way   that   may   affect   their   participation   in   lessons   or   the ability of staff to care for their child. Arrangements   relating   to   the   accessibility   and   administration   of   medications   will   be   agreed   in   writing   between   the   Principal   and   the parents or guardians before the pupil starts lessons. Parents   and   guardians   must   ensure   that   any   medication   that   their   child   takes   to   help   them   with   a   particular   condition   is   available   to them during lessons. The Principal will share appropriate information with other members of staff and ensure training is up to date. Fire Safety It   is   the   responsibility   of   the   Principal   to   ensure   that   all   premises   used   by   the   school   meet   the   requirements   of   fire   safety   law   and documentation which supports their compliance is available.     All pupils and staff must be familiar with the fire action procedure, location of fire alarms and fire exits.  Evacuation procedure: o In the event of discovery of a fire, activate the fire alarm o The   fire   marshal   (teacher   in   charge)   should   evacuate   all   pupils   via   the   closest   fire   exit   to   the   designated   assembly   point   and   take the register. o Contact Emergency services. o Any missing pupils, parents/guardians or staff must be reported to the site. o All belongings should be left behind. No one should re-enter the building until informed to do so by fire officers.    Risk Assessments Every   dance   school   will   contain   hazards   that   carry   the   risk   of   injury   to   the   members   of   its   community.   At   Wells   School   of   Dancing   Risk Assessments are conducted to look at each hazard in detail, identify who is at risk, and explain exactly how that risk will be reduced. The   Principal   will   undertake   a   formal   risk   assessment   for   each   venue   and   its   facilities   on   an   annual   basis   and   provide   an   update   to   staff   at the venues. Risk assessment will be conducted by the Principal throughout the course of the year for the following additional events: Trips which take pupils to an external venue. Performances which take pupils to an external venue. Workshops which involve external companies or individuals. Events involving members of the public. Contact Details Designated Health & Safety Officer (HSO) Sarah Wells Principal 07767 790970 01375 643574 office@wellsschool.co.uk Deputy hSO(s) David Marley School Health & Safety Officer hso@wellsschool.co.uk
Wells School of Dancing
© The Wells School of Dancing
Health and Safety At   the   Wells   School   of   Dancing   we   aim   to   provide and      maintain      safe      and      healthy      working conditions,   equipment   and   systems   of   work   for all    members    of    the    school    community    and    to provide       such       information,       training       and supervision as is required for this purpose.
We    will    actively    maintain    and    promote    good    health    and    safety procedures and will: Maintain safe and healthy work conditions. Provide   adequate   control   of   the   health   and   safety   risks   at our school. Be     open     to     comments     and     suggestions     from     our employees,   students   and   their   parents   on   matters   relating to health and safety. Provide     information,     instruction     and     supervision     for employees    and    students    and    make    them    aware    of    this policy. Ensure   all   employees   are   capable   of   doing   their   tasks,   hold any   required   qualifications,   and   that   they   receive   adequate training. Record   any   harm   or   injuries   that   occur   in   an   Accident   Book and     make     changes     where     required     to     avoid     similar incidents in the future. Regularly   review   and   update   this   policy.   The   Principal   has overall   responsibility   for   health   and   safety   as   well   as   day-to- day    responsibility    for    ensuring    this    policy    is    put    into practice. This   policy   will   be   kept   up   to   date   to   ensure   responsibilities   are   met in   relation   to   Health   &   Safety   at   Work   Act   (1974),   Management Regulations (1999) and other relevant current legislation. Staff Parents/guardians    should    be    aware    that    practical    dance lessons   will   inherit   some   form   of   risk.   All   staff   engaged   by the     Wells     School     of     Dancing     must     take     reasonable responsibility     to     ensure     the     health     and     safety     of     all members of the school community. This includes: Encouraging    students    to    consider    their    own    safety    and making them aware of their environment. Facilities     and     equipment     -     Ensuring     all     facilities     and equipment   are   safe   and   in   good   working   order   before   each class   commences,   that   all   equipment   is   stored   in   order   to minimise risk and all damage or poor conditions reported. Accidents   and   first   aid   -   Staff   undertaking   regular   first   aid training,     administering     emergency     first     aid     treatment, providing   access   to   a   first   aid   box,   seeking   further   medical support    and    keeping    accurate    records    which    must    be communicated    to    the    Principal    and    any    other    relevant parties. Supporting pupils with medical conditions It   is   important   that   all   pupils   with   medical   conditions   can   access and   enjoy   the   same   opportunities   as   any   other   pupil   at   the   school and   be   able   to   achieve   their   full   potential.   The   following   procedures are in place to support pupils with medical conditions: All   parents   and   guardians   are   required   to   give   information regarding   any   medical   conditions   that   their   child   has   when they   enrol.   They   must   also   update   the   school   if   the   health   of their    child    changes    in    any    way    that    may    affect    their participation   in   lessons   or   the   ability   of   staff   to   care   for   their child. Arrangements        relating        to        the        accessibility        and administration    of    medications    will    be    agreed    in    writing between   the   Principal   and   the   parents   or   guardians   before the pupil starts lessons. Parents   and   guardians   must   ensure   that   any   medication that    their    child    takes    to    help    them    with    a    particular condition is available to them during lessons. The   Principal   will   share   appropriate   information   with   other members of staff and ensure training is up to date. Fire Safety It   is   the   responsibility   of   the   Principal   to   ensure   that   all premises   used   by   the   school   meet   the   requirements   of   fire safety     law     and     documentation     which     supports     their compliance is available.     All   pupils   and   staff   must   be   familiar   with   the   fire   action procedure, location of fire alarms and fire exits.  Evacuation procedure: o In the event of discovery of a fire, activate the fire alarm o The   fire   marshal   (teacher   in   charge)   should   evacuate   all pupils     via     the     closest     fire     exit     to     the     designated assembly point and take the register. o Contact Emergency services. o Any   missing   pupils,   parents/guardians   or   staff   must   be reported to the site. o All   belongings   should   be   left   behind.   No   one   should   re- enter    the    building    until    informed    to    do    so    by    fire officers.    Risk Assessments Every   dance   school   will   contain   hazards   that   carry   the   risk   of   injury to   the   members   of   its   community.   At   Wells   School   of   Dancing   Risk Assessments    are    conducted    to    look    at    each    hazard    in    detail, identify   who   is   at   risk,   and   explain   exactly   how   that   risk   will   be reduced. The    Principal    will    undertake    a    formal    risk    assessment    for    each venue   and   its   facilities   on   an   annual   basis   and   provide   an   update   to staff at the venues. Risk   assessment   will   be   conducted   by   the   Principal   throughout   the course of the year for the following additional events: Trips which take pupils to an external venue. Performances which take pupils to an external venue. Workshops       which       involve       external       companies       or individuals. Events involving members of the public. Contact Details Designated Health & Safety Officer (HSO) Sarah Wells Principal 07767 790970 01375 643574 office@wellsschool.co.uk Deputy hSO(s) David Marley School Health & Safety Officer hso@wellsschool.co.uk