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Planning an event

What do I need to think about when planning an event?

Good planning is vital to a successful event. Whether you are planning a Community event, music festival or athletics event you need to find out what permission and licences you may need.

Guidance for completion of medical plans for events can be found here.

There is a lot of good guidance available for particular types of event. Health and Safety Eexecutive has published many documents for event organisers. The following examples are guidance although not compulsory unless specifically stated. Its aim is to give those event organisers who are the dutyholders to manage health and safety at music and other similar events. Some of it is linked below;


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