Special Event Risk Management / Event Safety Officer

Special Event Risk Management / Event Safety Officer from Mace Safety and Security Solutions

By: Mace Safety and Security Solutions  12-23-2016
Keywords: corporate functions, Corporate Events, Event Management

Event safety planning in South Africa involves a process whereby Health and Safety standards have to be met according to guidelines set out in the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act. No 2 of 2010. There are many factors to consider when assessing a venue’s status in terms of event safety. Very specific procedures must be performed in order to comply with new legislation. Stringent new policies have made event safety a demanding process for venue owners and event organizers alike. Crucial factors are often overlooked due to the confusing and complicated nature of event safety law. MACE Safety Solutions endeavour to educate and assist all parties involved in putting an event together. We will ensure compliance and above all, implement tried-and-tested safety measures that assure the safety of everyone involved in the event. Some quick points to consider when planning an event: 1. Appropriate application of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act 2 of 2010 2. Application for a Risk Rating 3. Notifying appropriate authorities of the event 4. Compiling and submitting all relevant documentation 5. Public liability 6. Appointing Safety Officers 7. Setting up a detailed Safety Plan, signed off by the Safety Officer 8. Adequate licensing 9. Structural compliance 10. Electrical compliance 11. Department of Health certification MACE Safety is fully qualified to apply these measures and to make sure you meet all further requirements of the Safety at Sports and Recreation Events Act 2 of 2010 SERVICES 1. Consulting in Event Safety 2. Assisting with 6.3 application to the SAPS National Commissioner or Provincial Commissioner (MAJOR EVENTS) for risk rating 3. Assisting with all required documentation needed for the event 4. Co-ordinate all Operational Plans from role players and audit all documents, before working on the Safety Plan 5. Setting up of the Safety Files to SAPS 6. Submitting documents to the local SAPS for approval 2 weeks before the event. 7. Attending Planning Meetings and ESSCP Meetings 8. Being on site during build up 9. On site during the event as per the ACT to monitor safety 10. Attending ESSCP meetings, with the organizer of the event 11. Drawing up of a SAFETY PLAN for the event 12. A Mobile (VOC) Venue Operational Centre at the even Events over seen by Mace Safety Solutions:

Keywords: Corporate Events, corporate functions, Event Management, Event Safety Management, Event Safety Officer, Special Event Safety Officer, Team Building,

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