Health and Safety in the Workplace: Background

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Lately we have discussed a few of the ways in which employers can decrease the risk of the operation of their business in order to minimize the chance of injury to employees and other parties. Today we’re going to take a look at the roots of Health and Safety as defined through the principles that […]

How Safe is Your Venue & Event?

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As corny as this may sound, safety is most certainly everyone’s business or at least it should be and cutting corners, with the opinion that “it will never happen to us”, is seriously misguided. It is not worth it to cut back on safety and checking out venues before you use them is essential for […]

Assessing Risk in the Work Place

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Risk is the potential of something undesirable becoming a reality. There are many forms of risk – economic risk, risk to health, security and criminal damage risks – and there are ways to mitigate risk, such as insurance, forward planning, and using good business judgement. In this post we’re going to be looking at the […]

An Introduction to Health and Safety for Event Managers

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Health and safety can sometimes seem like a load of time-consuming red tape – when you’re busy planning an event, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of proper health and safety planning. From a risk-management perspective, it’s important not to lose sight of health and safety – what’s the point in carefully planning […]

Sometimes things go wrong…[prepare for the worst]

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I was thinking about a conversation I had with one of my old music lecturers, where he told me about the days when he used to organise music events, back in the 70s. He told me about a particular event that went wrong and could have been a complete disaster. If I remember rightly, the […]