Topic: Safety Management

Practical, event safety training articles by event practitioners

Incident Reporting

Incident Reporting It is important to make thorough records of any accidents, incidents or near misses that happen during the construction, deconstruction or live phase of an event. This is […]

Site Safety Inductions

Why give a site safety induction? It is important to brief people intending to start work or be present on your site to: Ensure they understand the site specific hazards […]

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Overview Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection. The hazards addressed by protective equipment […]

Managing Sub-contractors

Sub-contractor competency The Health & Safety Executive has an excellent leaflet available to download on Using Contractors.  Both you and your contractors have responsibilities under health & safety law to […]

Manual Handling

Further resources – Health & Safety Executive – Manual Handling According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at […]

Competency

Who is classed as ‘competent’? In the context of health & safety, ‘competency’ is defined as “The combination of training, skills, experience and knowledge that a person has and their ability […]