Health and Safety is not complicated and you should not be afraid of running events or activities as long as you have taken reasonable care to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers and the public.

To help you we have produced 3 short recordings with transcripts and sample policies and forms:

CCVS Guide to Writing a Health and Safety Policy  the transcipt is available here

CCVS Guide to Risk Assessment made Simple the transcript is available here

CCVS Guide to Running a Safe Event the transcript is available here


Useful links also shown in the recording transcripts

Template for a health and safety policy

Health and Safety Policy Template for groups without staff

Risk Assessment Form

Safety Inspection Checklist

Event Safety Checklist

Link to Health & Safety Executive Site