This policy covers all Livingstone Skies stakeholders, including staff members, learners, trainers and third parties, participating or involved in the delivery of all training courses.

Livingstone Skies encourage all parties involved in the participation, management and delivery, of our courses to be fully aware of the contents of the policy.

Livingstone Skies regularly reviews this Health & Safety Policy and revise it as required on response to stakeholder feedback, changes in general practices and legislation. Our reviews ensure that our procedures continue to exceed regulatory criteria and are applied properly, fairly and effectively.

Our Commitment

Livingstone Skies responsibilities are to:

  • Ensure that this Health & Safety Policy is implemented on a day to day basis and that sufficient resources are made available to achieve this
  • Maintain adequate records in relation to staff and learner health & safety (e.g. Induction)

Our Stakeholder’s responsibilities are to:

  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and all others who may be affected by their actions and omissions while on Livingstone Skies premises, client settings or any other location where Livingstone Skies conduct their business
  • Report any accidents, incidents, unsafe conditions or practices and potential risks to a Livingstone Skies stakeholder
  • Personally, demonstrate good standards of health & safety practices at all times
  • Take particular care in all practical teaching areas
  • Promote best practice through the quality of learning and understanding of health & safety
  • Familiarise themselves with all health and safety information provided by Livingstone Skies
  • Follow and act upon any instructions that are given either verbally or in writing by a Livingstone Skies member of staff on connection with health & safety
  • Bring to the attention of a member of Livingstone Skies staff any difficulty in understanding health & safety information or instruction
  • Co-operate fully at all times with Livingstone Skies to ensure that statutory obligations are met
  • Immediately report to Livingstone Skies staff any hazard, potential hazard, breakdowns in practice or procedures, unsafe conditions or defects to equipment which may affect health and safety in the workplace or training centre
  • Report any accidents or incidents, whether they are personally involved or not
  • Ensure that wherever necessary/required the relevant personal protective equipment (PPE) is used in the interested of health and safety
  • Report any personal difficulties associated with the use of any equipment provided
  • Provide Livingstone Skies and their employer (if relevant) with any medial information which may affect personal health and safety or welfare during Livingstone Skies training session


Electrical Equipment

Portable electrical equipment is regularly used by Livingstone Skies. It is subjected to periodic inspection to ensure its continued safety in use. If any person identifies a worn cable, defective plug or any issue with electrical equipment which does not work correctly, it I their duty to report the hazard to their instructor or the QM or responsible person on-site.

Fire Alarms

Fire alarms on site at Livingstone Skies training premises are tested regularly by qualified people.

If a fire is discovered on Livingstone Skies premises:

  • Sound the alarm
  • Leave the building by the nearest exit and do not delay by collecting your belongings
  • Go to the fire assembly pint
  • Ring the fire service using the emergency number 999 from any phone
  • Do not re-enter the building until the ‘all clear’ is given
  • Do not use lifts to evacuate the building
  • Trained staff who feel competent may wish to tackle a fire using the equipment provided but do not attempt to fight any fire in isolation
  • In the event of a person being injured and requiring first aid, a qualified first aider should be contacted
  • Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the premises

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • PPE is issued for protection where it is not possible to remove all the risks from a process or operation by other means
  • PPE does not remove all the risks and caution must still be exercised
  • In general, it is a requirement to wear or use PPE when it is required by legislation or code of practice requires that PPE is worn in accordance with any training or instruction that has been given
  • Take reasonable care of PPE to ensure it remains in good condition
  • Report any defects to your immediate supervisor as soon as they are noticed
  • Ensure that other who may be affected by activities are either isolated from contact or are issued with temporary PPE

Assessing Risk

  • Livingstone Skies undertake regular risk assessments to identify significant hazards that may arise in the workplace and/or its training centres
  • Trainers and assessors working on behalf of Livingstone Skies are responsible for conducting risk assessments on curriculum activities to ensure the safety of all learners

Policy/Process Review Date

This policy/process is reviewed every 12 months with the next review date being April 2021

Policy Sign- Off

Chris Armstrong

Chief Ground Instructor

Date: 22 July 2020

Livingstone Skies Ltd.

London Oxford Airport