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Corporate Health and Safety Service

Page last updated: 06/12/2023

​​​​​​​​​​The Corporate Health and Safety Team provides a professional health and safety advisory service to schools. The service provides dedicated health and safety support as well as access to health and safety policies, procedures, guidance and templates​​​​​​​​​​​​.

Accessing this Service

Community and Voluntary Controlled schools are automatically entitled to the services provided by the Corporate Health and Safety Team. If your secure area log in doesn't allow you to access the Health & Safety pages, please email the Password Team. Alternatively, if you do not have a login, please complete the Secure Area Nomination Form  and send to to receive login details. 

Academy, Foundation, Voluntary Aided, Independent, and Free Schools can find details on what services are available and how to buy in here.

Why do I need this service?​

All schools have a legal, moral and economic duty to ensure the safety of their pupils, employees, visitors, contractors and members of the public. Essex County Council's health and safety service will help you to ensure these duties are fulfilled.​​

What does the service include?​

The health and safety service includes: 

  • A support desk offering advice and information on health & safety matters.

  • Access to the secure health & safety area which contains policies, procedures, guidance, templates and forms. 

  • Updates on new legislation, HSE guidance and other health & safety news.

  • Access to the online Health & Safety monitoring which goes live every November.

  • Auditing and Inspections of Community and V/C Schools. Available at additional charge to paying schools.​​​

Login to the secure area

If you have a username and password click here

​ ​ ​For more information, contact the Health and Safety Team on​