The HSE, Bradford Council, Education Bradford and Teachers’ Unions have worked in Partnership to devise a system for risk Assessment for Stress in schools.
Headteachers have been told that they have a statutory duty to conduct a Risk Assessment for stress.
The HSE will be visiting schools to look at their Stress Risk Assessment Process.
To start with, all staff, or at least staff representatives, should be consulted about what their perception is of what the stressors are in the school.
Staff may be asked to complete a questionnaire.
The HSE has a questionnaire and heads have been given it. It looks like this:-
The form heads have been given to do this on looks like this:-
Making sure things get better and not worse.
HOW TO UNDERTAKE A STRESS RISK ASSESSMENT – A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR SCHOOL MANAGEMENT