Risk identification, assessment and management
Risk management will reduce the likelihood and severity of serious and adverse health and safety outcomes. Schools and early learning services need to understand what is going on in the business so risks are known, assessed and managed.
Tools and resources for schools Example policy/procedure: Risk management - Word version [DOCX, 17 KB] Tool 12: Risk management checklist - Word version [DOCX, 19 KB] Tool 13: Assessing risks [PDF, 62 KB] Tool 14: Completing a hazard register [PDF, 87 KB] Tool 15: Hazard Assessment Register - Word version [DOCX, 19 KB]
These resources have been developed through the Sector Reference Group and NZSTA.
Tools for early learning services Tool 5: Risk register template - Word version [DOCX, 17 KB] Tool 6: Hazard checklist template - Word version [DOCX, 13 KB] Tool 7: Risk management checklist [PDF, 51 KB] Students on work experience Health and safety information for school and employers Work experience agreement (write enabled) [PDF, 51 KB] Guidance Alcohol on school sites [PDF, 157 KB] Behaviour support tools* (external link) Cell phone towers on school property Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) and Outdoor Education (external link) Fireworks and pyrotechnics for school productions Information about the Ministry's standards for preventing hazards presented by windows and door glazing at schools
Learning Experiences Outside The Classroom Provider Guide (2008) (external link) Off-site practical - Work Experience Poisonous plants on school property* Police vetting for schools and kura Māori Playground Safety* The Mental Health Foundation now host all their information regarding suicide prevention at suicide prevention (external link) Wireless on school property External resources Children's Action Plan and Vulnerable Children Act 2014 information Good practice guidelines — Support Adventure (external link) WorkSafe website Risks in schools and ECE (external link) Hazard identification* (external link) Adventure Activities (external link) Sport New Zealand website Safe sport for children (external link) School Sport Planning Tool (external link) Managing sport: Safe sport for children (external link) Good Practice Principles for the Provision of Sport and Recreation for Young People (external link)
Safe Sport for Children (child protection guidelines) (external link)
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