• Advice Back pain image
    Back care - awareness and prevention

    This advice sets out how to spot hazards in low/“child” height working environments, and includes simple practical measures to prevent and reduce, pain, strain and injury.

  • Advice school stairs in a modern building
    Falls from height

    This NEU briefing provides guidance to safety representatives and members on taking action to reduce the incidence of accidents and injuries due to falls from height, including the legal requirements

  • Advice Teacher up ladder in library
    Slips, trips and falls

    How to reduce the incidence of accidents and injuries in schools due to slips, trips and falls.

  • Advice Man lifting a child
    Lifting and handling

    Advice on the health and safety issues relating to lifting and handling that school staff face while at work

  • Advice Computer Lesson At School
    Electrical safety

    NEU guidance on the law and practical advice on electrical safety in schools

  • Advice Teacher helping female pupil with writing
    Classroom ergonomics

    The issues around ergonomics in classrooms and good practices for school staff.