As with any practical activity, there is an element of risk in art and design activities. However, this can be kept to an acceptable minimum if those involved are aware of the potential hazards and take appropriate steps to avoid accidents. It is particularly important that teachers are aware of their responsibilities regarding health and safety and ensure that pupils act safely, within acceptable bounds, at all times.
This 2 hour CPD webinar is intended for secondary teachers, artist educators working in schools and anyone who is responsible for art and design activities. lecturers in further, higher and adult education, and those training to be teachers may also find it helpful. The webinar provides a complete guide to health and safety in the art classroom. Covering everything from the importance of health and safety through to working with technicians and how to deal with accidents.
The course will also run through the comprehensive NSEAD H&S resources.