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Open air events and venues

As an event organiser, you are responsible for taking steps to protect people attending your event (premises) from the risk of fire. This includes employees, contractors, volunteers, the visiting public or any other person who has a legal right to be there.

A fire risk assessment is something you may be able to carry out yourself, depending on the size and complexity of your event. You or one of your team may already have the necessary skills, or you may feel more comfortable employing a fire safety specialist to help you. This information is for organisers, employers, managers and owners of premises providing open air events.

This guidance is intended for organisers of open air events and venues such as:

It may also be useful to those responsible for:

Premises not covered:

Where your event or venue includes the use of these, you should refer to the appropriate document from the series of Government fire safety guides.

Further information and guidance from the Government:

See also:

Health & Safety Executive – The Health & Safety Executive – Fire Safety

Health, Safety and Welfare at Music and Other Events – The Purple Guide

 

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