Overview: Safety Officer
The primary role of a Safety Officer is to ensure the safety of the public.
To ensure the safety of the stall-holders / vendors by ensuring they and their equipment are up to acceptable standard.
By ensuring the safety of everybody else, the event management team is generally safe from litigation.
Anywhere there are members of the public attending in numbers, a PSO is a great asset to have on the ground.
There are many times now where insurance companies request a PSO as a condition of the event insurance policy. It generally makes it easier to obtain insurance for an event even if it is not mentioned as a requirement in the conditions.
Overview: Auditor Work Health and Safety Systems
Identify any discrepancies between Policies and Procedures and current activities.
Identify areas of opportunity that may enhance performance and compliance with Policies and Procedures.
Are your policies and procedures being complied with?