Atlas: Health & Safety Management

As an education leader, ensuring the welfare of your pupils and employees is paramount. However, with increasingly stretched resources, keeping on top of your school’s Health & Safety can be a challenge. Citation’s online platform, Atlas, is intuitive, supportive and allows you to easily manage you Health & Safety requirements.

EPM customers can access support from Citation, our sister company, and benefit from:

  • Access to 100s of risk assessment templates
  • Unlimited access to more than 63 e-learning modules
  • Simple, structured guidance to help create and complete incident logs
  • Reminders about tasks that need completing
  • Easy storage and distribution of all your key Health & Safety documents

Be proactive, not reactive

Effective Health & Safety management is about prevention over cure: that means following procedures, completing tasks and proactively doing everything you can to stop issues from happening in the first place.

Atlas helps you to achieve this by providing all the tools, guidance and resources that you need to keep on top of your school’s Health & Safety demands.

Within the platform, you will find more than 60 e-learning modules, including topics such as:

  • Manual handling
  • Fire safety awareness
  • Basic food safety awareness
  • Infection control

Each module takes around 30 minutes to complete and will give you peace of mind that your employees are up-to-date with all relevant training.

Risk assessments simplified

Atlas houses over 100 school-specific risk assessment templates and more than 100 method statements, so that you can be confident that you are following all the necessary procedures, and that required tasks are being completed both safely and legally.

Our checklist feature can also:

  • Be set to repeat on a daily, weekly or monthly basis
  • Help you to complete tasks on-the-go, with 24/7 access from any internet-connected device
  • Outline corrective actions detailing how to complete parts that have not yet been done
  • Allow you to easily view what has and has not been completed every day

We understand how busy education leaders are and that being efficient is crucial to your productivity. Atlas will let you know at the beginning of the day and week which tasks await you, allowing you to organise your time effectively.

Digitally store all your documentation in one place

Atlas allows you to digitally store all your key Health & Safety documents, such as handbooks, policies and inspection reports, in one central location, accessible through PCs and laptops, tablets and mobile phones.

This provides you with peace of mind that all the necessary documentation that you need to demonstrate compliance can be easily located.

Atlas also allows you to:

  • Ensure employees have acknowledged and signed the portal
  • Monitor the activity of your employees, ensuring they have the right training and knowledge
  • Create a digital incident log so you can move to a more efficient, paperless system

Logging potentially hazardous substances

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) requires you to ensure that the correct measures are taken to control any potentially hazardous substances, such as chemicals and vapours used in science laboratories or art departments.

Atlas provides you:

  • Numerous COSHH assessment examples covering a variety of activities
  • Extensive guidance on the correct handling and storage of varying substances
  • A COSHH inventory, allowing you to easily compile all the chemical information in a concise and effective manner

You can capture information for all required substances in your COSHH inventory, as well as a safety data sheet, if required.

If you would like to see for yourself how much Atlas could help your business, give us a call on 0345 844 1111 to book a free demo today.

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