Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

Health and Safety

Event Health and Safety

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In order to protect the health, safety and welfare of people attending events at Loughborough University, whether it be a sporting event, a fireworks display or a graduation ball, everyone, including employees, students, visitors, contractors and subcontractors attending or working at the event, health and safety has to be managed.

It is important to appreciate that planning for effective health and safety management should start at the same time as the planning for all other aspects of the proposed event. The event organiser is key in the organisation, promotion and management of an event.

The aim of these pages / links is to help event organisers plan for and manage their event(s) safely.  The pages will be populated over time with information, protocols, procedures, checklists etc to help event managers to achieve this.  They will also explain the principles that underpin good health and safety management and will set out a basic approach that event organisers may wish to adopt to manage safety at events.

Key to successful event health and safety management is: 

Please refer to the following resources for information:

Barbecue Usage Guidance – Disposable foil type barbecues

Electronic Risk Assessment Form (will not load in Chrome)

Event Safety Plan Checklist and Guidance

Event Safety Policy

Events Key Contacts

Generic Event Risk Assessment Guidance

Hall Event Risk Assessment Guidance

Health & Safety Guidance - Holi Powder Paint

Notification Form for Events Including Barbecues

Outdoor Events and Activities Approval Form

PA Systems and Broadcast Music

Students Organised Events - Hall Event Risk Assessment & Contractors Inductions

Third Party Caterers Questionnaire

Bonfire & Firework

Christmas Decorations



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