This briefing gives information about tuberculosis (TB) and steps to be taken when cases arise in schools among students or teachers.
This course is for elected NEU health and safety representatives at workplace level and runs over five days.
This briefing lists the most common sorts of school infestation, together with control measures that should be in place in all schools.
Advice on working through the menopause, guides and checklists for leaders and school reps and the NEU's model menopause policy.
Advice on your legal rights and NEU union policy on the maximum and minimum temperatures under which staff and pupils should be expected to work in schools.
The menopause is an occupational health issue for women educators, as well as being an equality issue. It is important that schools and colleges are suitable workplaces for menopausal women. The purpose of this guide and checklist for reps is to signpost you to advice, and to support you in improving workplace conditions for menopausal women.
NEU leadership members are key to supporting women going through the menopause in the workplace. As a leader, you’re not alone. Collaboration between leaders, governors, workplace reps, health and safety reps and a staff support network can go a long way towards creating a supportive environment for women experiencing menopause symptoms at work.
Excessive workload is a key cause of mental health problems among teachers and education professionals. This advice explains what to do if you are struggling with mental health and outlines the different ways you can get support.
Advice on the role of the Health and Safety Executive in schools
With more than 2,000 schools and nurseries across the country located close to roads with illegal levels of pollution, the National Education Union (NEU) has joined forces with the British Lung Foundation (BLF), and today publish guidance warning school staff and pupils about the dangers of air pollution.