Health and Safety Executive (HSE) releases new guidance on ‘Running an event safely’

Published on: 25 May 2023

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HSE provides 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.

What are 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 basics for your business web pages will make it easier to comply with the law and manage health and safety in an organisation.

What you need to do

For many events, all that’s required is a basic series of tasks. The following webpages will guide you through the steps getting startedmanaging an eventafter an eventplanning for incidents and emergencies and help ensure you are doing what you need to do.

Follow these links for more resources from the HSE for event organisation.

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