Health and Safety Policy (2023)
1.1 As a responsible employer, Symphony Learning Trust and by their delegated power the Governing Body of Orchard Community Primary School will honour their legal obligations, in particular the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations and codes of practice.
1.2 The Governing Body recognises and accepts its responsibilities and duties as the employer to conduct its operations in a manner which protects the health, safety and welfare of employees, students and visitors so far as is reasonably practicable.
1.3 In compliance with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, risk assessments will be undertaken, and arrangements will be made, where significant risks are identified, the necessary preventative and protective measures will be put into place so far as is reasonably practicable using a sensible risk management approach.
1.4 Orchard Community Primary School is committed to the prevention of accidents and ill health.
1.5 Orchard Community Primary School will work towards continual health and safety improvement.