Health and physical care
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School health care procedures are implemented within a framework provided by the Work Health and Safety Act, 2011 and the Common Law.
Much of the sun exposure that causes skin damage occurs in childhood and adolescence and NSW schools take sun safety seriously.
The department supports the immunisation of children before they enter preschool and kindergarten to protect them against infectious diseases.
Schools can support students and staff during hot weather.
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