Workplace conditions

Important considerations to keep staff and pupils safe and healthy in education settings.

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Ventilation in schools and colleges

Ventilating indoor work areas is vital in reducing transmission of infectious diseases such as Covid-19, ‘flu and others. Good ventilation can also improve pupil concentration.

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Retrofitting schools

Retrofitting school buildings is not a quick fix to current high energy bills but in the longer term can cut carbon emissions and enable schools to make much-needed savings.

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Asbestos in schools

Dealing with asbestos problems in schools, including the law on asbestos removal and management in schools.

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