Church of Scotland Health & Safety Guidance for Congregations

Due to an increased number of inuries suffered by persons on Church property the Church of Scotland has issued the following guidance note, on Health & Safety issues, for use by congregations.

Church of Scotland Health & Safety Guidance for Congregations

Due to an increased number of inuries suffered by persons on Church property the Church of Scotland has issued the following guidance note, on Health & Safety issues, for use by congregations.

The guidance gives a broad overview and focuses on the key issues relating to health and safety on Church premises, including; the law and how it applies, who is the responsible party, the premises, the persons affected and general obligations and risk assessments. The guidance also addresses specific matters including fire safety, asbestos, food safety & hygiene, electrical applicances, working at height and first aid.

The full guidance can be downloaded in full by following the links listed below, either as a Word documet or PDF file.

Church of Scotland Health & Safety Guidance (Word)

Church of Scotland Health & Safety Guidance (PDF)

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