Event Safety Course I 6 CE Hours

Course Overview

Our Event Safety course provides clear explanations and guidance on the health & safety legislation, risk assessments, method statements, event safety plan and emergency preparedness as applicable to the event industry.

Discover the essential documentation and process required to keep your event and visitors safe.

Delivered with humour and real event stories and near misses from an Event Expert."Who said H&S had to be dry and boring!"

  • Introduction to Health and Safety Legislation
  • Overview of salient sections of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Who’s to Blame?
  • Examples of other company’s H&S cultural reforms
  • The Risk Assessment Process
  • Risk Assessment practice
  • Risk Control Management
  • Event Safety Plans, what to include
  • Method Statements
  • Safe Systems of Work, explanation
  • Emergency preparedness, preparation for any eventuality during events.

Who should attend?

  • The principles and knowledge of this course provide clear guidance to the foundation of essential health and safety knowledge for all event planners, organising any type of event.
  • The course is excellent for all experience levels.

All students receive

  • Copy of all training slides
  • Checklists and templates
  • CMP certificate
  • CMP login for credits
  • CPD certificate and credits


Each course provides TWO unique internationally recognized certificates

  • Competent Meeting Planner CMP accreditation
  • Continual Professional Development CPD credits

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Course Scope

Course Objectives

  • Understand the different legalities behind health and safety laws in the country and the penalties for non-compliance
  • Know what is required of every employer when it comes to keeping the safety of their employees including those that are not employed within the place of work
  • Awareness of the documents needed for compliance under the HSW 1974
  • Have a clear understanding of Risk Assessments, the Risk Assessment Process and Risk Control
  • Have a clear understanding of Method Statements
  • What to expect from your contractors documentation
  • Have an understanding of what to include in your Event Safety Plan
  • Understanding of Safe Systems of Work
  • Have an awareness of Emergency Preparedness
  • Apply these learnings in the implementation of a sound health and safety plan for your events

The Risk Assessment Process

  • Define the terms “hazard”, “consequence” and “likelihood”
  • Demonstrate how to quantify risk and understand the risk assessment process
  • Demonstrate an ability to complete a risk assessment

Risk Control Management

  • Explain the hierarchy of control measures
  • Explain when a risk assessment should be reviewed
  • Conducting and completion of a risk assessment

Method Statements

  • Complete overview of Method Statements
  • Explain the use of Method Statements in the event environment
  • Understanding their purpose and uses
  • Distinction between Method Statement and Risk Assessment
  • Discuss what could and should be in a Method Statement

Our Event Safety Course receives outstanding feedback from previous attendees. We have many similar handwritten feedback from testimonials, just ask.

Yorkshire Cancer Trust


Yorkshire Cancer Trust

Very well prepared, thoughtfully considering our needs for the session. The delivery was spot on!



The Rank Foundation
The Rank Foundation

I was anticipating a dry day. Instead I’ve left motivated and ready to review our H+S approaches.

Nockolds Solicitors


Nockolds Solicitors

Loved the clear information. It has cleared up any queries I had in areas I was unsure of. Knowledgeable and experienced trainer.

BGC Partners - London


BGC Partners - London

Kevin was a very engaging & enthusiastic tutor, he kept the course interesting & easy to follow – would definitely recommend to others

It’s the Flashpack


It’s the Flashpack
The Rank Foundation

Great training, really useful. Thanks for inspiring us to review our H&S stuff!

London  Borough of Sutton


London Borough of Sutton

Thank you for the session it was exactly what I was after and the group all found it really helpful. I shall be sure to recommend elsewhere in the Council.

Course Director
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Kevin J Waters

Kevin began his own event management agency in 1992 his agency grew to be one of London’s pre-eminent event agencies. He has been directly and indirectly responsible for the winning and successful organization of over 2000 + corporate and public events from corporate sporting hospitality, clay shoots and driving days to VIP client programs, parties, awards dinners to outdoor fun days, team building, exhibitions, international conferences, music festivals, arts exhibitions and much more.

The largest number of attendees being 10,000 and the largest budget being £1.5M for an international conference in Paris.

Kevin has written and presented event specific courses and seminars over the past 3 years, his work is accredited by the CMP Certified Meetings Planner CMP certification and CPD Continual Professional Development units.

He is a member of IOSH the largest Health & Safety organization in the world and holds both the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and the NEBOSH National Fire Risk Assessment certification. He is a former board member of the International Live Event Association ILEA.

Kevin now travels the UK and abroad providing training, event management and event health & safety consultancy and is Director of the Event Resources Group.

Kevin’s LinkedIn Profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kevin-j-waters-3101723b


Email us to be sent new dates for March 2020

Next Live Class -
Thursday 9th January 2020

Next Live Webinars -
10th January 2020
11th Feb 2020

Live Webinar - Same content, delivery & certificates + replays

You will receive

5 hours of recordings

Available 24/7-365

Power Notes

6.0 CE Hours and Certificate

Tutor & Facebook Support

Live Classroom Venue

Henry Wood House
2 Riding House St, London W1W 7FA


Classroom Prices
2 x Early Birds £299.00
then £349.00

Tea/Coffee/Lunch Included

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