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WELCOME TO COMPLIANCE MATTERS
Published at the start of every half term by HANDSAM, the leading experts in education compliance management, COMPLIANCE MATTERS keeps education professionals up to date in all aspects of health and safety.
Compliance Matters 36: November 2022
Welcome to the 36th edition of Compliance Matters - the UK's original eZine for health and safety compliance in the education sector .
In this issue, look at the new digital right to work checks. Will they affect your school?
Does your PPE need TLC? Read our article on eye protection in science and DT to find out.
Handsam have created a new eTraining course: Curriculum Contractors. Find out more here. We've also got some useful tips for science and DT departments and updated guidance and system user tags.
Martin Cain asks are your governors Ofsted ready?
Planning sports activities or trips for this school year? Handsam have just published a new swimming and water safety example policy.
Learn more about the benefits of having animals in school.
Are you prepared for colder conditions?
HSE have announced inspections of radioactive sources and asbestos management. They've also revised their fire safety guidance.
Find out about FutureMinds - an online publication by CLEAPSS. CLEAPSS are also concerned over newly built and refurbished science facilities.
Get involved with Road Safety Week 2022 and Stress Awareness Week 2022
More and more schoolchildren are vaping, but what are the risks? Find out here.
Marilyn Hawes examines IICSA and mandatory reporting and tells us about an important online safeguarding seminar - "The Game is Up."
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Handsam wishes all of our clients, a safe and happy half term