From 50 to 50,000 people, you can count on Acorn Health & Safety to provide practical solutions to ensure safety at your event. We can advise on contractor management, medical provision, general safety and security and have a network of others we’ll happily refer you to.
“Matt was very confident and knowledgeable giving lots of practical ideas and giving real life experiences to explain.”
Why do event organisers choose us?
We support events from small community/charity gatherings, sports and social clubs through to larger events such as the RHL Weston Beach Race and Downend Round Table Fireworks, Bristol's biggest firework display.
As a leading provider of health and safety training and consultancy in the South West we’ll advise on your legal responsibilities including those to staff/volunteers, contractors and members of the public.
We can assist with the preparation of the event safety file and work with you when liaising with the emergency services and local authorities, for example by attending safety advisory group meetings with you. We also have a great network of contacts including marquee companies, medical and communication providers and security contractors we can put you in touch with.
How do we support event organisers with practical health and safety consultancy solutions?
We provide ad-hoc advice and consultancy on topics where our trainers and consultants have a robust understanding of both regulatory and local authority requirements and published guidance.
Each event is unique, and our role at events varies from the preparation of specific documentation, reports and policies to a full on-site health and safety presence. We work with organisers at all stages of event planning and managing, often we provide the following services:
- Preparation of the event safety file
- Event emergency planning
- Risk assessments
- Medical provision risk assessments
- Contractor safety and management
- RIDDOR Reporting
- Licensing applications
- Food safety
- Local authority safety advisory group (SAG)
- Traffic management plans
- Crowd management
- Working from height
- Fire safety
- Electrical safety
How do we support event organisers with practical Health & Safety Training solutions?
We can provide a number of statutory training courses on topics including first aid, fire and general safety. We can also provide training on-site including training fire stewards, carrying out staff inductions and contractor briefings.
We offer open and in-house courses that cover training in the following areas, all of which are relevant to the event safety:
- First Aid
- Food safety and E-Learning Food Safety
- Practical Fire Safety and E-Learning Fire Safety
- Practical Manual Handling and E-Learning Manual Handling
- Health and Safety and Health & Safety E-Learning
- Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Awareness E-Learning
- Safeguarding E-Learning
- Workplace and Wellbeing E-Learning including Data Protection, Equality, Diversity and Discrimination, Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers, Behavioural Safety and Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
What should you expect from Acorn Health and Safety?
We will assign you a dedicated and competent health and safety professional who will gain an understanding of your needs and be on hand to provide any help, advice or comment you need.
Any documentation produced will either be uploaded to our cloud based storage system provided electronically, or as a hard copy in the required format. Following any piece of consultancy work we are available by phone or on e-mail, so you can contact us easily, if you need our assistance or further advice.
Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation. These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.
We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.
Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.
Whatever your health and safety needs are, our ‘Hassle Free’ retained consultancy service is here to help.
For one-off assessments or, a tailored approach, we offer a wide range of consultancy services speak to our consultants to discuss your needs.
Health and safety for Construction, Building Management and Trades businesses, made ‘Hassle Free’ with our retained consultancy service.