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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 38: March 2023
Welcome to the 38th edition of Compliance Matters - the UK's original eZine for health and safety compliance in the education sector .
In this issue, we look at the what you should be doing in the event of a lockdown.
Should Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) be used in schools? We explore the pros and cons here.
Marilyn Hawes examines the worrying trends of social recreational drug use and "legal highs".
How safe are the trees on and around your facility? Here's what you should be doing.
We look at the reasons why no one should eat or drink in a science lab.
E-Scooters - are they a fire risk?
Martin Cain gives guidance on creating a positive behaviour management culture in school.
A proposal for a menopause leave trial has been rejected by MPs. How will this affect teachers?
The World Health Organisation has issued its latest mental health guidance. We examine it here.
A one-year-old boy died at a nursery in Dudley last year. We look at this sad story and the repercussions.
Stress Awareness Month is coming up in April. This year's theme is #ChooseHope.
CLEAPSS is offering a free training course - read about it here.
News from the FPA: A fire caused by an e-bike left one person dead and two injured.
Read about the strikes in Calais entailing six-hour delays for school coaches here.
Handsam wishes all of our clients, a safe and happy half term