Event Industry Sustainability


A single solution to reduce site risk across large events 


Hosting or participating in major events can pose a number of challenges concerning safety and compliance. Whether you are running a festival, showcasing products/services or hosting stakeholders for an outdoor event, it is important to establish all health and safety requirements and follow documented processes.

As experts in all aspects of health and safety management, Bureau Veritas works with clients to help overcome these challenges. With a highly experienced team, we provide a single solution for event safety and compliance – offering complete peace of mind to minimise any risk of danger, litigation or even financial penalty.


Our experts can develop and support implementation of an effective Event Safety Management Plan, providing the framework for safe and compliant events. Put your trust in Bureau Veritas to support you from setup and erection, through to de-rigging of marquees and other structures – a truly one-stop solution for all on-site safety matters.

Our services include:
  • Event Safety Management Plan: Covering event design and operation, including in-event audits to check the plan is being followed correctly
  • CDM compliance: Ensuring CDM regulations are followed when erecting and de-rigging structures including marquees
  • Construction safety plan/audits: Effective planning and periodical audits of temporary structures through construction and de-rigging
  • Sustainability certification: Audit and training to support compliance with ISO 140001 Environmental Management System and ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System, demonstrating sustainable performance and standards across your event
  • Water safety: Undertaking testing and advising on drinking water safety
  • Food safety advice: Advising on management systems and conducting food safety audits across your event
  • Noise and vibration management: Including noise management plans, acoustic surveys and licence permit applications
  • Fire safety: Fire safety management plans to ensure site safety
  • Policies and documentation: Ensuring all policies and documents are in place, correctly completed and stored adequately to ensure an effective event safety management system. This could include:
    • Event safety policy
    • Crisis management plan
    • Health and safety management systems
    • Food safety management systems  
    • Vendor assessment and approval
    • Ad-hoc health and safety documentation specific to individual events
  • Site attendance: Provide site cover on specific dates throughout events if required
  • Training: Including training to key stakeholders on the systems developed and to event teams on the Event Safety Management Plan
  • Full range of safety and compliance services from one trusted, independent provider
  • Improve safety at internal and external events
  • Maintain compliance and reduce the risk of litigation or financial penalty in the event of accidents
  • Improve employee knowledge and understanding
  • Ensure effective documentation processes
  • Demonstrate your commitment to safety to key stakeholders
  • Independent support from a professional team, combining event experience with unrivalled understanding of health and safety management
  • Access to a full range of testing, inspection and certification services from Bureau Veritas

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