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

Guide to industry best practice for organizing outdoor events

Status : Current   Published : February 2004



What is this standard about?

PAS 51 gives guidelines and recommendations for those organizing outdoor events, ranging from one-day shows to a short-term series of events or festivals.

Who is this standard for?

  • Event organizers
  • Suppliers
  • Local authorities and Inspecting officers
  • Training/health and safety executives
  • Security industry

Why should you use this standard?

PAS 51 sets out a guide to industry best practice for organizing any type of outdoor event. Much emphasis is also placed on risk assessment and management, minimizing risk, and hazard identification.

The scope of PAS 51 also covers issues such as crowd, traffic and site management plus licensing, security, waste disposal and noise.

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Standard NumberPAS 51:2004
TitleGuide to industry best practice for organizing outdoor events
Publication Date26 February 2004
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 8406
Informative References(Provided for Information)Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, BS 7671, Occurrences Regulations 1995, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, BS 6004, PD 60065:2001, IEC 60364-7-740, IEC 60364-6-61, Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees), BS 873-2, BS EN 60849, BS 1722, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994, CIE 112-1994, BS 6726, CIE 94-1993, BS 6346, BS 7499, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, BS 6465-1, 1998, IEC 60364-7-717, Health and Safety (Young Persons) Regulations 1997, 2002, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, BS 2081-1, BS EN 60268-5, Regulations 1990, 1992, Regulations 1992, Regulations 1989, Health and Safety (Training for Employment), IEC 60130-10, BS 7909, CAC/RCP 39-1993, Health and Safety Information for Employees, Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations, CIE 115-1995, BS EN 13814, BS 415:1998, BS EN 840-6:1997, BS 4533-102.17:1990, BS 5306-3:2017, EN 60598-2-17:1989, IEC 60364-7-711:1998, BS EN 60065:1998, BS ISO 13475-1:1999, BS EN 60825-1:1994, Noise at Work Regulations 1989, BS 5306-8
DescriptorsSports, Management, Sports facilities, Crowd safety, Security, Risk assessment, Fireworks, Amusement rides, Demountable structures, Spectator facilities, Outdoor sports equipment, Safety measures, Entertainment facilities, Leisure
ISBN0 580 43319 6
File Size537 KB

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