Last reviewed on 23 May 2019
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Read our suggestions of questions to ask the senior leaders responsible for health and safety while on a link governor visit. You can also see examples of what to look for in their answers.

Questions to make sure your procedures are in place

What’s the allocated budget for health and safety spending in the school?

In an answer, you want to hear: 

  • There's an allocated, separately identifiable budget for health and safety work 
  • Senior leaders have a grasp of the budget situation and can explain how much money is available

Does the school have a health and safety operations plan setting out short, medium, and long-term work?

As the school leader responsible for