The Event Safety Advisory Group (SAG), comprises senior officers from all of the emergency services, South Cambridgeshire District Council and also representatives from other relevant organisations.
The group is chaired by Emma Knight of South Cambridgeshire District Council and can be contacted by calling 03450 450 063 or emailing Duty.HESresources@scambs.gov.uk.
If you are planning an event and would like to inform the group, or are due to attend a SAG meeting and need to provide further details of your event, please complete and return the Event Safety Form.
All agencies can then consider any implications and ensure that there are sufficient resources available should there be an incident for which they are required.
Typical examples of risks assessed:
Typical examples of events:
You will have a number of responsibilities as the organiser, you will be legally responsible for the safety and well-being of those people attending and also working at the event. The key to a successful event is to start your planning process as early as possible. Don’t leave anything to the last moment. The most successful events normally start planning a year in advance.
To help you plan here are some of the key tasks:
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