5 questions to ask to ensure a safe event

1  WHAT TYPE OF EVENT ARE YOU PLANNING? Is it a classical recital or a rock concert? Both events require similar infrastructure, but the intensity of the input varies greatly. You will not necessarily need the same crowd control infrastructure at a classical concert as you would at a rock show, as the audiences you…

Safety first

Safety and disaster planning has become the most important aspect in the planning and hosting of any type of event, writes Mike Lord. Nowadays clients are engaging with health and safety specialists far earlier in the event cycle. This ensures that the decisions they make around their event has been assessed for risk, not only liability…

8 ways to ensure you have the Events Act covered

1  PLAN FROM THE BEGINNING From the get-go, ensure safety is on the agenda of all your planning meetings. 2  APPOINT A SAFETY CONSULTANT TO THE EVENT The Events Act requires you to appoint a safety officer competent to perform this task on your behalf. 3  EVENT DEFINITION Understand your event, know the venue capabilities and…