Event management

Events management has witnessed both massive growth and significant change in recent years. Event planners must consider a growing number of factors, including: 

  • Health and safety
  • Site management
  • Security
  • Electrical services
  • Waste disposal
  • Sound systems and noise 

BSI offers a range of standards to assist event organizers and venue managers run safe, effective and environmentally friendly events.

Key standards for event management and sustainability:

BS 8901:2009
Specification for a sustainable event management system with guidance for use

Making Events More Sustainable: A Guide to BS 8901
Fiona Pelham and Phil Cumming

PAS 51:2004
Guide to industry best practice for organizing outdoor events 

BS 8406:2009
Event stewarding and crowd safety. Code of practice

BS 7609-1:2005
Use of lifting equipment for performance, broadcast and similar applications. Code of practice for installation, use and removal of above stage equipment (excluding trusses and towers)

BS 7909:2008
Code of practice for temporary electrical systems for entertainment and related purposes

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