Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing Service - Maintained Schools

How can we help you?

  • How can we help you?
    • Access to high quality advice from professional Health, Safety & Wellbeing Officers, provided by telephone, email or visit as appropriate
    • Provision of a Health, Safety & Wellbeing Management system that includes health, safety and wellbeing procedures, guidance notes and example risk assessments. The provision also ensures that annual audits are undertaken to support further and assist within legal statutory compliances that ware required by law to manage your workplace and building
    • Access to dedicated health, safety & wellbeing website. The site can be accessed at www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/schoolshealthandsafety. The website contains information about the Occupational Health Service Provider (Health Management Ltd) and access to the online user guide, reference manual and associated referral forms
    • There is also information about how to access the confidential Employee Assistance Programme provided by Workplace Options
    • Provision of an annual audit to assess all aspects of the school’s health, safety & wellbeing management systems and provision of recommendations and opportunities to discuss successes and areas for development
    • Assistance with accident investigation and support where litigation is probable
    • Arrangements which allow accidents to be reported electronically via our dedicated website
    • Indication of the key trends and issues affecting the school from HSWS management information data
    • Access to the RBG corporate training programme* at competitive rates
    • Liaison with enforcing officers from the HSE and LFEPA
    • Guidance during construction work or other activities taking place on school premises
    • Access to clinical support from Occupational Health Physicians and OH Nurses including OH referrals/ appointments, GP reports, physiotherapy, new starter work health assessment and ill health retirement reports at competitive rates*
    • Access to the local authority Employee Assistance Service which offers both telephone support and face-to-face* counselling
    • Priority access to additional consultancy as required e.g. risk assessments, policy reviews or events


Level 1

Includes the services outlined on this page. Charges are based on the number of staff working at each school at a fixed rate of £58.00 for each member of staff. Note there is a 7.5% fee reduction for Special Schools and Nurseries.

Level 2

Includes all Level 1 services plus H&S consultancy tailored to suit your needs

Fire safety:

  • A School Fire Risk Assessment £550 - £750 dependant on size and complexity of school
  • Completion of Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEPs) - £75 each

Other risk assessments:

Risk assessment can be provided to cover the following common requirements:

  • Manual Handling - £75 per assessment
  • Display Screen Equipment - £75 per assessment
  • New and Expectant Mothers - £75 per assessment
General consultancy:

For general consultancy the hourly rate is £70 capped at £425 per day

* Itemised prices available on request


Diana Howlett
Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager
020 8921 5502

Louise Richardson
HR Manager
020 8921 8259