School of Education

CLEAPSS: Health and safety management for heads of science


  • Science teachers and heads of science

Date and time

  • 16 May 2022
  • 9.30am - 4.00pm


  • £150 for CLEAPSS members
  • £295 for non-members


  • To raise awareness of current and significant safety issues of science teaching.
  • To develop a better understanding of what is required by health and safety legislation.
  • To consider the implications of this for the management of safety in science departments.
  • To consider the risk assessment process, as required by Management regulations, COSHH regulations and others.
  • To understand the uses of a safety policy and how it can be monitored.

The day will consist of training, discussions and a variety of activities intended to enhance participants understanding of the legislative framework and how it applies to schools, especially risk assessment.


By the end of the day participants:

  • Will have explored in detail health and safety legislation.
  • Will have considered what constitutes a sensible, manageable and effective approach to risk assessment.
  • Will appreciate the need for a health and safety policy.
  • Will have considered how its implementation can be sensibly monitored.

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