The parties involved in an event all have duties under health and safety legislation. Effective consultation cooperation and communication are essential in ensuring that health and safety responsibilities are identified, assigned, and adhered to.
If as an event organiser, you are in charge of a business or organisation you will have duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 to ensure so far as reasonably practicable, that the workplace, the means of entering and exiting the workplace and anything arising from the work place are without risks to the health and safety of any person.
All health, safety and environmental risks and hazards must be identified, understood and controlled.
You will be required to provide a Health & Safety Plan
to the Council as part of your application, this must include systems for assessing risks and controls of risks, emergency planning and procedures, monitoring and reporting.