Documents and guidance

These documents are collated here for research purposes and not for commercial gain.

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UK event safety guidance and legal documents

Health and safety at work act 1974

Health and safety at work - what you need to know

Licensing act 2003

Health and safety offences 2008

Managing large events under the Licensing act 2003 – a LACORS guide

Plymouth events safety group - public event safety guidance for organisers

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International health and safety 

International comparison of health and safety responsibilities of company directors 

Country Profile of Occupational Health System in Germany 2012

Emergency Planning Guide (Canada) 2010-2011

Managing Crowds Safely

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Australian safety guidance and legal documents

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011

Advice for managing major events safely (Australia)

Crowd control at events and venues - OHS guide (Australia)

Guide of Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004

NSW Event Starter Guide

National Capital Authority Events Policy A framework for the regulation of events held on public national land

Event Guidelines (City of Sydney) 

Guidelines for concerts, events and organised gatherings. December 2009 (Department of Health)

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Act No. 107/2004)

AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management—Principles and guidelines

 SITXEVT606 Develop crowd management plans 

 An empirical basis for the ratio of crowd controllers to patrons 

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Fire reports

Report of the technical investigation of the Station Nightclub fire: part I

Report of the technical investigation of the Station Nightclub fire: part II

Dance hall fire Gothenburg, Sweden (October 28, 1998) 

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Crowd disaster reports

The Fatalities at the Ibrox Disaster of 1902

The Ellis Park Stadium Crowd Disaster (2001) Final Report (Analysis)

Commission of Inquiry into the Ellis Park Stadium Soccer Disaster of 11th April 2001

Incident at Donnington Monsters of Rock 1988

Findings and Recommendations by the Coronial Inquest into the Death of Jessica Michalik

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Fire - UK building codes

Fire safety risk assessment

Fire risk assessment - educational premises

Fire risk assessment - residential care premises

Fire risk assessment - large places of assembly (300+)

Fire risk assessment - offices and shops

Fire risk assessment - theatres, cinemas and similar premises

Fire risk assessment - small and medium Places of assembly (up to 300)

Fire risk assessment - sleeping accommodation

Fire risk assessment - factories and warehouses

Fire risk assessment - healthcare premises

Fire risk assessment - short guide to making your premises safe from fire

Fire risk assessment - open air events and venues

Fire risk assessment - transport premises and facilities 

Fire risk assessment - means of escape for disabled people

Fire risk assessment - animal premises and stables

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These documents are collated here for research purposes and not for commercial gain.

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