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Running an event safely

What you will find on this page

Information to help an organiser understand their legal duties on health and safety, plan an event, manage an event, review an event once it’s over and plan for incidents and emergencies.

Your duties as an event organiser

An event organiser has a duty to plan, manage and monitor the event to make sure that workers and the visiting public are not exposed to health and safety risks.

Health and safety doesn't have to be complicated. Information on HSE's Health and safety made simple webpages will make it easier for you to comply with the law and manage health and safety in your organisation.

What you need to do

For many events, all that's required is a basic series of tasks. These webpages will take you through the steps getting started, managing an event, after an event, planning for incidents & emergencies and help you make sure you are doing what you need to do.

Updated 2014-03-14