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Useful Contacts

Borough of Poole

Events Team

01202 261306 

Culture and Community Learning, 

Borough of Poole,

Upton House 

Upton Country Park, 

Upton, 

Poole, 

BH17 7BJ 

events@poole.gov.uk


Borough of Poole Out of Hours Control Room

0800 506050


Environmental & Consumer Protection Services

01202 261700 

environment@poole.gov.uk


Tourism

01202 262537

info@pooletourism.com


Transportation Services

01202 262000 

transportationhelpdesk@poole.gov.uk


Street Parties


Arts Development Unit

01202 633972 

arts@poole.gov.uk

 

Community Development Team (can provide help for community groups with the event paperwork)

01202 633045 

Daniel.biggs@poole.gov.uk


Emergency Services

Dorset Police

01202 222222 

www.dorset.police.uk


Dorset Fire & Rescue Service

01305 252600 

www.dorsetfire.gov.uk

cia@dorsetfire.gov.uk


External Organisations

The provision of: suitable hand and utensils washing facilities

http://www.dorsetforyou.com/media.jsp?mediaid=165536&filetype=pdf


The Particular Risks arise when raw and ready to eat foods are handled on the same stall. Attention must be paid to E.coli 0157 guidance

http://food.gov.uk/multimedia/pdfs/publication/ecolifactsheet0211.pdf


Dorset market traders and mobile food vendors/caterers guidance

http://www.poole.gov.uk/business/licences-and-street-trading/food-businesses/food-business-and-registration/


St John Ambulance

01305 751154 / 751169 

www.sja.org.uk/sja/contact-us.aspx


Poole Harbour Commissioners

01202 440200  

www.phc.co.uk


Health & Safety Executive

www.hse.gov.uk


ADIPS Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme

www.adips.co.uk


PIPA Inflatable Play Inspection Scheme

www.pipa.org.uk


HSE guidance for inflatables

http://www.hse.gov.uk/entertainment/fairgrounds/inflatables.htm


Showmen’s Guild

www.showmensguild.co.uk


Events Sites Catering Concessionaires

Visit the website www.poole.gov.uk/cateringconcessions to find details for the catering operator at that site.


Reference Material

Event Safety Guide

A Guide to Health, Safety and  Welfare  at Music  and  Similar Events (Purple Book)

http://www.thepurpleguide.co.uk/


The Good Practice Safety Guide for small and sporting events taking place on the highway, roads and public places.

http://www.resourcecentre.org.uk/books/the-good-practice-safety-guide-for-small-and-sporting-events-taking-place-on-the-highway-roads-and-public-places/


Fire Safety Risk Assessment – Open Air Events and  Venues 

ISBN -13:1978 1 85112 823 5 www.communities.gov.uk/publications/fire/firesafetyassessment


Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Small and medium places of assembly 

ISBN-13:978 1 85112 820 4 www.communities.gov.uk/publications/fire/firesafetyrisk7


Safety Advisory Groups and Event Planning

www.cieh.org/policy/safety_advisory_groups_and_event_planning.html


National Outdoor Events Association

www.noea.org.uk/


Guidance for Street Parties

www.communities.gov.uk/publications/communities/streetpartyguide


Licensing Act 2003

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/17/contents


Government Dept Culture, Media & Sport - alcohol and entertainment

www.culture.gov.uk/what_we_do/alcohol_and_entertainment/default.aspx


Food Standards Agency – a guide to food safety legislation

www.food.gov.uk


HSE Managing Crowds Safely

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg154.htm


Reporting of serious accidents

www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/report.htm


Equality at Events

www.equalitysouthwest.org.uk


A Guide to Running an Inclusive and Accessible Event.

www.disabilitycornwall.org.uk/


Visualising Crowd Density 

http://www.gkstill.com/Support/crowd-density/CrowdDensity-2.html

 

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/index.htm


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