Assessment criteria 1.3
Barnados - www.barnados.org.uk
Barnados has a range of training and support services throughout the country. They offer training courses and guidelines on play and participation, risk assessment and best practice. They also offer numerous publications on health and safety and safeguarding.
Kidscape – www.kidscape.org.uk
Kidscape is a charity dedicated to keeping children safe from harm. They offer various booklets, literature, training guides and videos on child protection. They also have a training programme on child safety and can provide on site training for schools.
British Red Cross – www.redcross.org.uk
The British Red Cross are a volunteer led organisation that offers support services and training. They can provide first aid training and resources for children and staff.
Dept of Education – www.education.gov.uk
The Department for Education offers guidelines, resources and advice for schools. It has information and advice relating to health and safety guidelines, first aid, and current government legislation in place regarding schools.
St John ambulance – www.sja.org.uk
St John’s teaches first aid skills and support to schools and children and young people. They can offer support, training and guidance for teachers and training for pupils, they also offer competitions and awards for children to help teach about safety and first aid.
Health and Safety Executive – www.hse.gov.uk
The Health and Safety Executive is a national independent watchdog for health, safety and illness. They work as an independent regulator to release death and serious injury. They can offer support and guidelines relating to COSHH, RIDDOR, risk assessments etc.
Child Accident Prevention Trust – www.capt.org.uk
The child Accident Prevention Trust is a UK charity who aims to reduce the number of children killed and injured in