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Workplace Safety at Safe Workers (UK) Teaching Themes - Keeping Healthy. “Slow Children Playing” Street Sign Updated. Resources for Road Safety Week. Road Safety Week takes places in the UK from 21st to 27th November.

Resources for Road Safety Week

Here are a number of resources that can be used to support activities during the week: 1) Road Safety Week site – The official site contains lots of relevant information and resources that schools can use. Look in the Educators and Resources sections to get started. 2) Road Safety with Buzzy Bee – Sing along with these road safety songs. There is also a video version of one of the songs: 3) 3M Streetwise – This online resource has sections for pupils (aged 7-11), teachers and parents. 4) Tales of the Road – This site has a number of games which children can play online to teach them different road safety messages. 5) Road Safety Adverts – There are a number of road safety adverts available online. Here’s another advert which is a little older… and not quite so scary! This Tufty road safety advert was made in 1973: 6) Life. 8 ) AAttitude – The AA have a site for older students who are beginning to learn how to drive. SafetyPhoto. Myths. The reality There's nothing in health and safety law to prevent anyone from celebrating the Royal Wedding - in fact, HSE encourages everyone who wants to throw a party to go right ahead.


If someone tells you that you can't have a get together to mark the nuptials of Prince William and Kate, then challenge them. Health and safety is about looking out for any legitimate things that might spoil people's fun on the day, not to stop people doing anything at all. If you want to close a road or are running a party on a commercial basis with alcohol on sale, it's probably a good idea to check with your local council. But in most cases, things like street parties run by volunteers don't have any obligations under health and safety law at all. Ipadpain. HSE reminds firms of changes to incident reporting system.

New incident reporting arrangements for businesses were introduced from September 2011, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reiterated.

HSE reminds firms of changes to incident reporting system

Only fatal and major injuries and incidents will now be able to be reported by phone to the HSE, with all other work-related injuries and incidents reportable under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) to be submitted via one of a suite of seven online forms available on the HSE website. The seven online RIDDOR reporting forms will be: F2508 Report of an injury;F2508 Report of a dangerous occurrence;F2508A Report of a case of disease;OIR9B Report of an injury offshore;OIR9B Report of a dangerous occurrence offshore;F2508G1 Report of a flammable gas incident; andF2508G2 Report of a dangerous gas fitting. “The new forms are intuitive and quick and easy to complete. How to sit correctly in front of the computer. How To Sit At A Computer Correctly. Home Safety Game. Teachers' Pack These materials are for use with the 'Get Streetwise' Home Safety Game for children from 5 years upwards - up to year 4 at Key Stages One and Two.

Home Safety Game

The PDFs may take a minute to load. Each room/area in the game is accompanied by three differentiated suggested activities.Each suggested activity is colour coded from 'easiest' to 'hardest' and most come with resources. Easiest E Medium M Hardest H National Curriculum Guidelines for P.S.H.E. covered are stated on each activity sheet.Overviews of PSHE Objectives, National Curriculum links and Resources included are available.In addition to the six rooms, there are also two further suggested activity sheets for Fire Safety and the Safe Use of Medicines in the Home. Note: These pages have been developed on behalf of LV= Streetwise by Sharon Burn and Gary Smith. Or download all the Packs here in zipped format. To find out more about LV= Streetwise, LV= and RoSPA click on the logos below. Designed by Radikls. Health and Safety for Beginners. Dangers in the Kitchen. Who is sick? Track the Spread of Sickness and Disease at GermTrax. Be Safe. ACLjohn: Check out the British Red...

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First aid mobile app

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