Whilst school staff do not enter the profession to be abused, at some point they may be involved in dealing with a physically aggressive or violent pupil or parent. The leadership of the school has a duty under Section 2 of the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) so far as is reasonably practicable to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all their employees. Section 3 also states that there is a duty to ensure people not in their employment (e.g. pupils) are not exposed to risks to their health and safety either. By choosing School Positive Handling training, you will be empowering your staff team as well as meeting the requirements of the Law.
How can the need for using reasonable force be minimised?
How can I hold a pupil who is spitting at me?
How do I hold a pupil if out in public?
What if a parent says we can't touch their child?
How can reasonable force be used safely for all involved?
What are the risks to the person being restrained and to myself?
Will I be subject to an investigation if I have to restrain a pupil?
What if a child makes an allegation that I have hurt them?
What are the essential policies and procedures needed in your school?
School Positive Handling will help you answer all these questions and many more.
By attending School Positive Handling training, your employees will:
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