Health & Safety

At The Nest Day Nursery we take our childrens health & safety seriously and have put in place the following measures to make sure our children are cared for in safest possible environment:

  • We have a video entry system in place.
  • Children will not be allowed to leave with any other adult unless arranged with the child’s parents.
  • Risk assessments are in place and carried out on a regular basis.
  • Regular fire drills are carried out.
  • Coshh reports.
  • Registered with environmental health.
  • Extensive policy.
  • Provision of appropriate information, instruction and training.
  • A safe work place.
  • Insurance cover.
  • Medication policy.
  • Outings procedures.
  • Infection control procedures.

Jacqui Yates is the health & safety officer and fire marshall on site.

Adam Yates is the fire and health & safety adviser  (Nebosh qualified).


Staff information

All staff will have DBS checks, two references will be required before they are employed. All staff at level 3 or above will be 12 hour paediatric first aid trained.


Staff to Child Ratios

under 2 Years: 1:3

2-3 Years: 1:4

3-5 Years: 1:8

We have an extensive health and safety policy which all families will receive in their registration pack.