Health and safety for leisure activities
This website will help those involved in operating and managing leisure activities to decide what, if any, duties they have under health and safety law, and how to comply with them.
Health and safety made simple
This site is for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.
Swimming pool management
A visit to a swimming pool should be an enjoyable and healthy experience. Swimming pool operators must protect pool users from real risk but allow beneficial pool activities.
Running a safe sports club
Health and safety laws should not be a barrier to organising and running amateur sports activities that are an important part of community life.
Frequently asked questions
- Which authority regulates leisure activities?
- How many lifeguards are required at each pool?
- What licenses does a club need?
- What role do local authorities play in health and safety?
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