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Tuberculosis in Schools

This briefing gives information about tuberculosis (TB) and steps to be taken when cases arise in schools among students or teachers.

School building
Vermin and pest control

This briefing lists the most common sorts of school infestation, together with control measures that should be in place in all schools.

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Tuberculosis in schools

This briefing gives information about tuberculosis (TB) and steps to be taken when cases arise in schools among students or teachers.

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Work Equipment

This briefing outlines the specific health and safety regulations relating to the use of work equipment in schools and colleges.

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Voice care for teachers

Advice for teachers on voice care, including spotting problems, simple preventative measures and information on how and when to seek appropriate specialist help

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Stress risk assessment

A stress risk assessment is a careful examination of what in a workplace could cause staff to suffer from work-related stress, so that you can weigh up whether you have done enough, or should do more to prevent harm.

Hand washing Advice
Hygiene control in schools

Advice on the appropriate hygiene procedures for schools which will help to prevent the spread of blood-borne viruses such as HIV and hepatitis A, B and C, and conditions such as dysentery.

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Facts about asbestos in schools

At least 86 per cent of schools contain asbestos, all of it old and much of it deteriorating. Unless your school was wholly built after 1999, it is extremely likely that it contains asbestos.

School building Advice
Asbestos in schools

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

Dust particles Advice
Dust

Advice on what employers need to do to protect staff from the problems caused by wood dust and MDF dust.

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School car parks

Frequently asked questions in relation to staff car parking on school premises. It includes information on provision of school car parks, charges for car parking, car park safety and malicious damage to cars.

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Diabetes in schools

Information and guidance for school staff to support the uninterrupted education of children with diabetes.

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