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Public Events (Risk Assessments)

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance her Department has given to local authorities on the requirement for risk assessments of public events. (95883)

The Department for Communities and Local Government contributed to the Health and Safety Executive’s published guidance “The Event Safety Guide: A guide to health safety and welfare at music and similar events”. The guidance includes advice on risk assessment and many practical, sensible steps to help make events run safely.