Event health and safety management (public events)
Today, events play an ever-increasing and important part of our everyday lives. As a nation, we love our events! They can encompass anything from festivals and parades to food and craft fairs to parties and celebrations – just about anything can be turned into an event. Organising an event is however, no easy task, with the pressure to deliver – ever present. The aim of this workshop is to give delegates the skills and confidence to design, plan and deliver exciting but ‘safe’ public events. This workshop will help you understand all the key elements of event health and safety management.
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This ‘Event Health and Safety Management Workshop is a hands on, high content session designed to give you all the tools you need to run successful and safe public events. You will get clear, logical, easy to follow advice that you can implement straight away. You will also get reference material, templates, top tips and planning aids all backed up by your tutors 20 years of practical event management experience.
Event Managers responsibilities are many, but one of the key roles they must undertake is to make sure they have done everything they reasonably can to ensure they deliver a safe event.
1. What are your event health and safety responsibilities …..how to deliver a successful and safe event Duration: 6 hours. 2 day masterclass style courses as well as business event (indoors events) event health and safety courses also available. Anybody – with some event management experience, involved in organising, advising or sanctioning outdoor events and festivals, for example Local Authority Events, Arts, Sports and Parks Officers, Venue Managers, Clubs and Associations, Events Agencies, Town and Parish Councils and Attractions. Examples of clients who have been on this course include:
Course format: We will be covering the 'how to' of:
2. What current legislation that relates to events do you need to be aware of
3. How to organise your event planning work with safety in mind
4. What to expect at multi-agency event planning meetings
5. What the content of an Event Management Plan needs to be
6. How to write an event risk assessment for a large public event
7. How to brief your event day staff
8. What to consider when planning your emergency evacuation procedures
9. How to select and manage your on-site contractors
10. What to do during event build up, event day and break down stages
Who should attend?
1. What are your event health and safety responsibilities
…..how to deliver a successful and safe event
Duration: 6 hours. 2 day masterclass style courses as well as business event (indoors events) event health and safety courses also available.
Anybody – with some event management experience, involved in organising, advising or sanctioning outdoor events and festivals, for example Local Authority Events, Arts, Sports and Parks Officers, Venue Managers, Clubs and Associations, Events Agencies, Town and Parish Councils and Attractions.
Examples of clients who have been on this course include:
“Thank you so much for running the event health and safety course Chris . Everyone said it was incredibly useful and interesting. I think it’s opened their eyes to a lot of things so well done on putting together something so relevant” Rapha Ltd.
Your event management tutor
Chris Powell, the Director of The Event Expert team, has been designing, planning and delivering events for the past 20 years. He has been a local authority events manager and events director of a range of events and festivals, as well as helping a variety of organisations to deliver their events – as a freelance events manager and coach. His team specialise in providing their clients with a complete service, from event conception to event completion (and everything in between). Chris passionately believes in the value, importance and tremendous impact that great events can have in our business and private lives and as such has always been happy to help organisations and individuals deliver events they can be proud of.
As an event management trainer and coach, Chris is also employed by a range of organisations and associations to deliver a variety training courses to first time event organisers, right through to experienced event professional.
With some 500 events successfully completed and over 3000 events managers trained, Chris knows a thing or two about how to deliver successful events. His event management experience covers arts and cultural events, music events, community and major festivals, sports events, Millennium, Jubilee and 2012 events and as well as being event manager for the Basingstoke leg of The Tour De France in 1994. He is author of ‘How to organise successful events – a practical step by step guide to planning successful public events’. In short, he knows about events!