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Useful downloads


  •  including private water supply checklist; outdoor catering checklist, Fire risk assessments for food concessions/market stalls/temporary structures.
  • Event Safety Advisory Group terms of reference
  • (HS1)


Useful links

Health and Safety Executive

Events Industry Forum

Fire Safety Risk Assessment: 5 step checklist

Fire Safety Risk Assessment: Open-air events and venues

National Fire Chiefs Council

CIEH National Guidance for Outdoor and Mobile Catering

Security Industry Authority (SIA) Guidance on Security Personnel


The ‘Purple Guide’ has been written by The Events Industry Forum in consultation with the events industry. Its aim is to help event organisers to manage health and safety, particularly at large-scale music and similar events. 


The Guide provides detailed guidance to ground management, technical specialists such as architects and engineers and all relevant authorities to assist them assess how many spectators can be safely accommodated within a sports ground.



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