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Health And Safety

The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.  The Council’s approach to promoting health and safety at work is contained in a range of policies which detail the Council’s arrangements for implementing duties specified under health and safety legislation.

CCMS Health and Safety Policies

In addition, the Council issues advice to Boards of Governors and principals of Catholic Maintained Schools on matters related to health and safety in education. 

The Health and Safety Handbook can be accessed by clicking here.

This contains information and advice on:

  • Accident Prevention
  • Accident Reporting
  • Administering Medication
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • Educational Visits
  • Fire Precautions
  • Glazing in Schools
  • Management of Contractors
  • Portable Electrical Equipment
  • Asbestos
  • First Aid
  • Security
  • Risk Assessment
  • COSHH
  • Violence in Schools
  • Emergency Planning
  • Health and Safety Monitoring

Advice issued to school Boards of Governors and principals on health and safety matters can be accessed by visiting our Publications section.

Further information on the Council’s health and safety arrangements and policies can be obtained from:             

Patrick McCausland
CCMS
160 High Street
Holywood
BT18 9HT

Tel: (028) 9042 6972
Email:
patrickmccausland@ccmsschools.com