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Document ID (ISN)107609
CIS number 08-37
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Widmer P., BŘchi H., Wicht N., Roth E.W., Wachter A., Diethelm P., AmbŘhl C., Fischer K., Schwarzenbach A.
Title Safety during events
Original title Sicherheit bei Veranstaltungen [in German]
SÚcuritÚ lors de manifestations [in French]
Bibliographic information SantÚ et sÚcuritÚ au travail, Postfach, 8034 Zurich, Switzerland, 2005. 102p. Illus. 11 ref. Index. Price: CHF 190.00. Downloadable version free of charge
Internet access [in German] [in French]
Abstract Gatherings of persons during meetings and events bringing together thousands of persons always entail some uncertainty and risk. One of the main responsibilities of organizers is to be aware of the potential dangers, to minimize the risks and to prepare measures to be implemented in case problems occur. This manual shows in a comprehensive and practical way how such gatherings can be held safely and how risky situations can be avoided. It is aimed at persons who organize these gatherings, whether it be on a volunteer or a commercial basis. Contents: aims, structure, use and principles of the manual; hazard evaluation; preventive measures; coverage offered by the various types of insurance policy available in Switzerland.
Descriptors (primary) entertainment services; Switzerland; role of insurance institutions; plant safety organization; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; children; legal aspects; manuals; emergency organization; first aid; safety by design; public transport; theatres; musicians; sports facilities; responsibilities; safety guides; neighbourhood protection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Entertainment services and sports
Risk evaluation