Health and Safety

STATEMENT OF INTENT for Health and Safety

The Governing Body recognise their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work etc Act 1974 and will take all reasonably practicable steps to provide safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all employees, pupils and others affected by their activities, actions or omissions.
The Academy and Governors are committed to providing and maintaining a working and learning environment that is safe and without risk, this is established by the allocation of duties and particular arrangements detailed in the Health and Safety policy.
All those involved in providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment will be responsible for assisting in achieving the aims and objectives identified and will play a positive role in promoting a healthy and safe working environment.
In relation to health, safety and welfare, the Governors and staff will act within the framework of action advised by Avocet Academy and Suffolk County Council guidelines.
For your information, attached is a list of recommended absence periods for preventing the spread of infection.


Recommended absence period for preventing the spread of infection