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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 41: September 2023
Welcome to the 41st edition of Compliance Matters - the UK's original eZine for health and safety compliance in the education sector.
The LGA has advised all schools to check roofs for RAAC.
A fire recently destroyed a Primary school in Bolton. Find out the details here.
A recent FPA report details the key fire safety issues in UK schools.
Handsam examines The Education Inspection Framework for September 2023.
Read the shocking report of hazardous asbestos stored near a school.
Find out about Handsam's new fire risk assessment service.
Do you know about the new registration process regarding the consent process for users of ionising radiation?
Handsam have introduced a series of system user guides for our clients.
We've published our Handsam review of EdSafe Audits for 2023.
Marilyn Hawes writes about fighting artificial intelligence with parental intelligence.
Check out the updates to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2023.
A child was left alone on a bus during a school trip. Read the story here.
Read the shocking news that more than 100 Schools, Colleges and Nurseries have been told to shut buildings made using RAAC.
A new report has been published by the HSE about the management of asbestos in school buildings.
Martin Cain writes about the changing approaches towards lesson observations.
CLEAPSS have issued some new guidance on radiation protection.
The Department for Education is launching a programme of work to support the capability and professionalisation of estate management roles in schools – starting with the estate management competency framework.
Have you checked out the Handsam Blog? It is updated every Monday in term time, with news stories and items of interest for everyone in the business of educational compliance.
Handsam wishes all of our clients, a safe and happy half term.