Health and safety: advice for schools
Guidance to help schools understand their health and safety obligations.
Applies to England
This guidance is for:
- school employers
- school staff
It applies to:
- academies and free schools
- maintained schools
- local authorities
- independent schools
- non-maintained schools
Last updated 5 April 2022 + show all updates
Updated to remove COVID-19 advice and updated links to Health and Safety Executive's guidance and the UKHSA guidance for public health incidents.
Updated with COVID-19-specific health and safety content.
A revised version of the' Health and safety: advice for schools' advice document has been uploaded to this page. Links and references to legislation have been updated.