Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our website work. We also use cookies to collect information about how you use HSE.gov.uk so we can improve our services.

Beta This is a new way of showing guidance - your feedback will help us improve it.

Managing crowds safely

This advice will help event organisers manage crowds safely, for example at a festival. It will also be useful to others involved in an event, such as venue owners/managers and contractors.

Your duties as an event organiser

As an organiser, you must take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of crowds. This should include the following:

Updated 2019-07-17