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Health, Safety and Well-being

Providing professional advice and assistance to enable schools to manage the health, safety and well-being of their staff and pupils effectively

Introduction

The Health and Safety team can support you with your legal duty to have access to competent health and safety advice. Improving health and safety performance will support your ambitions for improved standards and school transformation. We provide professional advice and assistance to enable you to manage the health, safety and well-being of your staff and pupils effectively and to achieve compliance with legislative requirements.

The well-being team provides practical support for schools to address the issue of stress in the workplace. We can provide pro-active or reactive support for all staff, or individuals, as required.

Benefits

Health and Safety
  • Access to professionally qualified health and safety advisers with thorough knowledge of Norfolk schools
  • Reassurance that the school is operating to or working towards good or excellent health and safety standards
  • A pragmatic approach to managing health and safety, focussed on practical action to control and reduce significant risks
  • Tailored, risk-based advice reflecting current legislative requirements and best practice.

Well-Being
  • Team with comprehensive skills and over 10 years of experience in the field
  • Well-being programme offering confidential method of assessing stress in the workplace giving
  • Range of tools to support individuals, such as stress action plan and mediation
  • Support to provide pro-active measures to address psychological and physical well-being
  • On-going evaluation of the effectiveness of the services provided
  • Close links with Public Health

Contact Details

Health and Safety
Tel: 01603 223989
E-mail: healthandsafety@norfolk.gov.uk

Well-being
Telephone: 01603 223763
E-mail: well-being@norfolk.gov.uk

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