Children's services occupational health and safety compliance kit

How to control the most common hazardous tasks for workers in early childhood education.


What it contains

This kit describes duties under health and safety law and gives an overview of controlling risks for some of the most hazardous tasks in this sector.

The kit compiles health and safety solutions for five hazardous tasks and also contains links to new online guidance, Lifting children in and out of cots and highchairs and helping them on and off change tables.

As well as links to guidance about lifting children, the kit provides solutions for:

  • working at low levels
  • moving equipment
  • storing supplies and equipment
  • using office areas
  • maintaining indoor and outdoor areas