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Useful links and resources

Teacher Support Network - Counselling, Information & Research for all Teachers

Tempervox Vocal coaching for teachers. Making professional voices heard

http://www.dlb.co.uk/ The Max 11 student chair, the ultmate education resource that supports learning

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

BackCare - The Charity for Healthier Backs

Voice - The Union for Education Professionals

Legal Overview

Health and Safety Law: What you need to know

HSE - Education Services

Reporting

HSE Information sheet: Incident Reporting in schools (accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences

RIDDOR Reporting Form

Staff Questionnaire: Work related Musculoskeletal Discomfort in Primary and Early Years Staff Questionnaire

Staff Self Assessment Form (Jolly Back): Pain and Discomfort Self Assessment Form - for adults working at low heights

Risk Assessment

HSE - Five Steps to risk Assessment

Health and Safety and Risk Assessment Policy Templates

Online Classroom Risk Assessment: HSE & DfE - New online consultation assessment. Provides a printable download for your classroom.

Manual Handling

HSE - A Short Guide to Manual Handling

HSE - Manual Handling Assessment Charts

Working with Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

HSE - Working with DSEs: (includes healthy sitting at a computer)

Touch Typing - This enables a more upright posture (neutral spine) to be achieved when typing at the computer. This helps reduce the chance of adults and children acquiring neck and shoulder pain.

Free BBC online touch typing course for children

Free online touch typing course for adults:
http://www.typeonline.co.uk/
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/

Working at Height

HSE - Keeping safe when working at height: Advice for teachers and classroom assistants

 

Teacher Support Network - Counselling, information and research for all teachers

Adult on chair

Child on Cushion

Child on Chair