Health & Safety Policy Statement

Health and Safety Policy Statement

It is the policy of Ramsgrange Community School to promote high standards of health and safety within the school to ensure that compliance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, S.H.W.W. (General Application) Regulations 2007 and associated legislation are achieved.

 In addition to our commitment to the safety of our staff and students, it is our policy to ensure the safety of visitors and members of the public and to discharge our duties to contractors and others who may be affected by our activities.

RamsgrangeCommunitySchool undertakes to ensure that adequate resources are provided to implement the Health and Safety Policy.  The Management will therefore ensure that:

  • Adequate resources are provided to ensure that proper provision can be made for health and safety.
  • Adequate numbers of suitably trained personnel are available to undertake all work activities.
  • Sufficient resources are available to provide necessary information and training with respect to health and safety.

All employees of the school are expected to demonstrate their commitment towards a safe and healthy work and study environment by complying with this health and safety policy and associated procedures.

It is our intention to monitor this Safety Statement regularly and fully review its effectiveness each year. All staff and students are encouraged to put forward suggestions for improvement through the consultation procedure.

This Safety Statement is available to all our staff, students, contractors and members of the Health and Safety Authority.

The Health & Safety Statement & Policy are currently undergoing there annual update following a H&S meeting on November 3rd 2015