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Principles of Risk Management for schools ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management

Risk management (RM) is: a systematic process of threat identification, assessment and control which seeks to prevent or minimise the potential consequences to school activities without diminishing the curriculum’s intent.   Principle 1: Risk management creates and protects value. Risk management contributes to the demonstrable achievement of […]

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WHS in Schools: Excursions for NT schools

More and more teachers in the Northern Territory choose to leave the classroom to provide the ultimate learning experience for the students and that is great. With a risk management focus, the vast majority of teachers researching and planning for students to leave the classroom request only two […]

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Work placements – Obligations of an educator (WHS in NT schools)

Does school have an obligation to a student if the school provides the work placement in the Northern Territory? While some might argue that school is not responsible, prevention is always better than cure. So, there are a number of considerations that both employers and educators will […]

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Work Health and Safety in Schools

Schools are in fact quite high risk environments with a lot of various interests intertwined together. Now when harmonisation has arrived – with the exception of Western Australia and Victoria all jurisdictions in Australia are now bound by the provisions of the harmonised work health and safety legislation. […]

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