Health & Safety and Technical
TAGSS: Covid-19 Checklist & Risk Assessments
The checklists, risk assessments and signposting on this page have been derived from a number of resources including members of FST and Festivals Edinburgh’s TAGSS group, SOLT/ UK Theatre, the Association of British Theatre Technicians, Costume in Theatre Entertainment and Arts, RB Health & Safety Solutions, the Scottish Government and the Government of Northern Ireland.
The Theatre Green Book
The Theatre Green Book is a theatre sector-wide partnership spearheaded by the Theatres Trust and the Association of British Theatre Technicians with support from all the major theatre sector and culture sector sustainability umbrella bodies. It is bringing together theatre-makers and sustainability experts to create a common standard for making theatre sustainably.
Health and Safety Updates
LInk to FST’s H&S Updates suggested by the H&S advisory group.
Health & Safety Executive – Theatre advice
Health and safety law applies to theatres as it does to other businesses. The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and related legislation places duties on employers, employees, the self-employed and those in control of premises.
Lithium Battery Guidance Document
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for complying with provisions applicable to the transport by air of lithium batteries as set out in the DGR.
Production Safety Group – Mobile Elevated Work Platforms Guidance
The latest Production Safety Group guidance on Attaching or Suspending Production Equipment from Mobile Elevated Work Platforms
The National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NACTSO) – Crowded Places Guidance June 2017
This guidance from the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office is primarily aimed at those with a responsibility for security at crowded places and those who own or run businesses, organisations, amenities or utilities.
CPTS Forum Minutes – 11 November 2016, The Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
Minute of the CPTS forum held at the Beacon Arts Centre, 11 November, 2016.
Adrian Tinson HSE update notes 11 November 2016
Presenation notes from Adrian Tinson from HSE. CPTS Forum 11 November 2016.
Chris Higgs presentation November 2016 CPTS Forum
Powerpoint presentation on rigging from Chris Higgs at the CPTS Forum on 11 November 2016 at The Beacon Arts Centre.
Managing health and safety in construction
This publication provides guidance on the legal requirements for CDM 2015 and is available to help anyone with duties under the Regulations.