Issues such as buildings and grounds, and essential services maintenance.
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No, however schools are encouraged to implement risk management strategies for the safety and wellbeing of their students and staff and the protection of school buildings and property.
As part of their duty of care, schools may choose to develop a risk management strategy to minimise criminal acts against students, staff and school property and grounds.
Schools should consider minimising the opportunity for criminal activity when developing a risk management strategy by:
The Independent Schools Victoria Security Risk Management Toolbox (Member School password required) is a collection of guidance material that will assist schools in developing a security risk management strategy. The material should be used in conjunction with the following Australian Standards and Codes of Practice:
You may be in breach of your occupational health and safety responsibilities and duty of care obligations to your students and staff.
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