Calling all event planners and organisers of events! This guide replaces HSG195, the original purple book and will help guide you when planning events and looking after the health and safety of those in your employ or attendees of the event.
From 19th December 2020, British Standards Online will require you to install a plug-in to read it standards. We will provide further details as we learn more.
PDF copies of virtually all current standards produced by the British Standards Institution with technical specifications covering products, processes and practices for all areas of engineering, industry, food and work, as well as standardised glossaries of terms..
British standards are only applicable in the UK: however, some British standards have been adopted from standards produced by international bodies, such as ISO or CEN. Such standards will be indicated in their standard number - in the case of the previous example, BS ISO and BS EN respectively - and will be applicable outside the UK in the countries which belong to those bodies. Please note that the database can be searched either by standard number or by keyword, but not both: so if your search fails the first time, make sure that the right box is ticked under the search box.
OHSIS is a database of UK legislation, reports, standards, grey literature and other guidance publications to do with workplace safety, safety training and environmental and public health, covering many industries and professions. It also provides health and safety news and legislation updates.
Health and Safety Executive: Guidance on running events safely
The FLOW hospitality training package is a programme of online modules which cover all the fundamental areas of service and legislative training for staff working in the hospitality industry; from bartending and coffee training, to hospitality sales training and customer service. The Flow modules and exams are fully endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and accredited by the National Skills Academy [NSA]