Fun Days & Events

bouncycastleAn employer or organiser is required to ensure that any Fun Day or Event is undertaken in a safe manner and that suitable and sufficient risk assessments have been carried out. Organising any event requires prior planning and preparation, an employer cannot just employ a company and presume everything to be provided as a package, the employer has a duty of care to ensure that the event activities and any event provider is competent. 


  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 

NB: the list of legislation is not exhaustive as it depends on the type of event and its location 


  • Help develop a contractors' policy incorporating the requirements of HSG195 (A guide to health, safety and welfare at music and similar events)
  • Utilise Local Authority Safety Advisory Group Manuals/Guides and Safety Advisory Group Guidance documentation to ensure local compliance requirements
  • Act on behalf of the employer during the planning stages of the event
  • Inspect venues and undertake Duty of Care visits and follow ups to verify competencies of any event organisers

Please contact us for more details.

Available Free Online Information

HSE – Event Safety Guide (HSG195)

HSE – Managing crowds safely: A guide for organisers at events and venues

Guide for Events Organisers (Gosport Safety Advisory Group - SAG)

Guide to Organising Safe Entertainment (Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead - SAG)

Dudley Safety Advisory Group (Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council - SAG)

Shropshire Event Safety (Shropshire Council - SAG)



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