Health and safety
23 May 2013
Head lice are a persistent problem in many schools. They are difficult to detect and are usually transmitted through head-to-head contact. Anyone can catch head lice - clean hair offers no protection.

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Your first point of contact is your ATL rep in your school or college. Your local ATL branch is also available to help with queries, or you can contact ATL's member advisors on tel: 020 7930 6441 or email us. Please have your membership number to hand when telephoning and include it with any correspondence - this will help us to answer your query more quickly.