THE ESN RESOURCE HUB AND SAFETY NETWORK SUPPORT SERVICES
an online safety resource and information centre, where they can access school safety tools, templates, training, information, and other resources to use for their school.
All members' nominated personnel can participate in ESN safety networking and communications designed to help school leaders and safety personnel keep current knowledge of school safety matters.
THE ESN HUB
MAIN COMPONENTS OF THE ESN MEMBERS' SAFETY SUPPORT RESOURCE HUB.
MAIN RESOURCE CENTRE
The main ESN resource centre hosts a wealth of practical safety resources:
Policy and procedure templates
Gap check and planning tools
Hazard identification tools
Risk, incident, and emergency management tools and guides
Training packages and information
Measurement and review tools
The ESN e-Learning suite is highly valued by members. The suite's courses:
Address school safety issues
Are rated highly by trainees for quality, clarity, utility, and engagement
Training records are kept and training certificates generated. Training reports can be provided on request.
ALERTS, CASES, AND NEWS
The Hub's news portal, fed by information from Regulators, lawyers, and peak industry bodies, posts school-relevant:
Safety news and alerts
Safety incidents and prosecutions
The information helps members keep their people up to date with safety matters.
The online and offline audit tools in the Hub audits collection include:
Specific risk management audits
The tools are designed to help schools identify and correct safety compliance and management gaps, improve the management of known risks, and verify due diligence in the process.
The Curriculum Risk Management Toolbox supports learning activity safety for students and teachers. Focus toolsets include:
This toolbox is a new member-driven initiative and will continue to expand.
REFERENCE GROUP SPACE
The ESN Reference Group has its own secure workspace on the Hub, where:
Meetings are scheduled and recorded
Resource needs are flagged
Ideas are registered for consideration
Plans are prioritised
Developments are tracked
Communication and collaboration are facilitated
ESN SAFETY NETWORKING
MAIN COMMUNICATION CHANNELS FOR ALL MEMBER PARTICIPATION
ESN e-News is a regular email update service that helps school officers and staff keep up-to-date knowledge of health and safety matters. e-News bulletins:
Send headlines of recent, relevant school safety news, alerts, cases, and developments
Are easy to read and to-the-point
Can be forwarded to colleagues
The Members' Discussion Forum space on the ESN Hub provides a networking channel for members' personnel to:
Ask questions and find answers
Raise issues and share solutions
Highlight new resource needs
Flag problems needing attention
Some members have considered the Forum to be another hand in their team.
The e-Forum is a new ESN Reference Group initiative to broaden the reach of input to and output from the Members' Discussion Forum. e-Forum emails are:
Triggered by Forum activity
De-identified for member privacy
Input returned is collated by ESN and shared across the network of member and participating non-member schools.