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Health and safety documents for schools where Warwickshire County Council is the employer

Accident/incident reporting

You should only use the Accident Report form if you cannot access the online accident/incident recording system. Schools may use it as an internal school document to assist with inputting onto the on-line recording system


Contractors, visitors, CDM and construction

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

Design and technology

Display screen equipment

Driving at work


Fire and emergency advice and support for schools

In November 2019, the Department for Education released a suite of documents to assist schools with planning for emergencies and business continuity issues. They can be accessed via the link below:

The Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Council's Resilience Team have also created some supporting documents to assist in local planning arrangements which can be accessed without the need for a password or registration.

First aid

Goalpost safety

Health and safety policy and standards


Infection prevention and control

Legionella and water hygiene

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment (LOLER)

Manual handling and people handling

New and expectant mothers

Outdoor play equipment

Occupational health - maintained schools only

Personal safety and lone working

Public events

Powered gates and doors

Risk assessment

Slips, trips and falls guidance



Swimming - The LA health and safety guidance and information for swimming activities are contained within the Health and Safety Standards for Maintained Schools document and within the current edition of ‘Safe Practice in Physical Education and Sport’ published by the Association for Physical Education (afPE).


Your wellbeing

Window restrictors

Work at height

Work experience and young people

Workplace inspection