Presentation on theme: "Discovering Epping Forest. Roles Champions Your role: –To ensure the school commitment to the project is met –To promote Discovering Epping Forest within."— Presentation transcript:
Discovering Epping Forest
Champions Your role: –To ensure the school commitment to the project is met –To promote Discovering Epping Forest within the school –To meet the responsibilities of the School Group Leader, or ensure another person carries out the duties
Roles Learning Providers & their staff School Group Leaders Other School teachers Responsible Adult Helpers Pupils
Outdoor Learning Health and Safety
Outdoor Learning Benefits Concerns
Framework Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) Management of H&SW Regulations (1999) Health and Safety of Pupils on Educational Visits (HASPEV) and supplements (1998/2002) BS 8848
Framework You don’t need to know the all the legal detail. You do need to be able to identify where responsibilities lie: –Yours –Others
Responsibilities There are 5 key roles within the pack and a selection of their responsibilities as outlined in the previous guidance. What can be delegated to a ‘lower’ level
Hazard –Anything which has the potential to cause harm Risk –the chance, high or low, that somebody could be harmed by these hazards, with an indication of how serious the harm could be Risk Assessment –the conscious process used to identification of hazards evaluation of the associated risks the implementation of control measures The recording of this information
Risk Management Hazard To Whom Risk Rating Likelihood * Severity Control Measure Reduce the Risk Rating
Risk Assessment Sites –Possible sites have been identified that Are within Epping Forest Are close to schools Have public transport access Have access to toilets (where possible) –See map
Risk Assessment Group –You know your class –You can help by ensuring that we do too… Complete and return the participant info form prior to each module, updating it each time. Tell us if things change Include adult helpers
Risk Management We will be undertaking risk assessments over the summer. These will be available to you at the start of the Autumn Term For some modules you are responsible for transport - you will need to undertake your own risk assessments.
Risk Management NB: –Your LEA & School will have their own guidelines. –Use the material we provide to assist you in complying with these. –Ask if you need more information.