Events Safety Guide

(ESG)

Training (Events Safety Guide)

Date: 09.10.2015     Last updated: 11.04.2018 at 11.50
The following Safety Training is Mandatory for those Production staff who have responsibility for completing or approving risk assessments, or who manage event safety. This includes Producers, Assistant Producers, Exec Producers, Editors, Event Managers, Event Co-ordinators and Heads of Events.

Safe Management of Events (BBC Academy)

  • Organising a live event? Get to know all the aspects, including health and safety, risk assessments, and what to do when things go wrong. 

Outline

  • Develop a clear understanding of the issues involved in setting up and running a BBC Live Event safely
  • Evaluate the suitability of different venues, using selection criteria
  • Evaluate sample risk assessments from contractors and explore the risk management of the event as a whole, including monitoring and controlling procedures with reference to the BBC's event safety file
  • Recognise the need to communicate what's going on and review procedures
  • Discuss what can go wrong, what to do if it does, and explore preventative measures and contingency planning
  • Know where to get further information and advice.

Who's it for?

  • Production staff who have responsibility for completing or approving risk assessments, or who manage event safety, including Producers, Assistant Producers, Exec Producers, Editors, Event Managers, Event Co- ordinators and Heads of Events.

Where can I find out more?

  • From our safety guideline to 'Training and Competence: Safety', including a full list of training resources provided by the Academy (see Related Topics).

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