Event Planning Insurance

Event Planning Insurance.

Event planning Insurance provides broad protection for situations in which an event holder or concessionaire must defend itself against legal actions or pay damages for bodily injury or property damage to third parties. Limits and premiums vary greatly depending on the type of event and location.

Event planning insurance.

Event Planning Insurance protects your business against claims due to employment-related injuries or illnesses attributed to alleged employer negligence. This typically includes compensation and costs for accidental bodily injury to anyone you employ, including temporary staff and volunteers.

Cancellation Insurance.

Event Planning Insurance is Similar to Business Interruption Insurance in other industries, cancellation policies are essential to preventing serious financial consequences in case of the event’s cancellation. These policies can be useful even when the event is not entirely cancelled – expenditures due to unforeseen circumstances (such as alternate forms of transport to the event during inclement weather) are generally covered as well. The policy generally covers all perils that are beyond the control of the event’s host, including inclement weather, a speaker dropping out, strikes or disease outbreak. In some cases, the same policy can cover multiple events. Many event planning insurance policies also include cover for re-location or re-arrangement of the cancelled event.


Event Planning Insurance Safety plan

As an event organiser, identify the:

  • scale, type and scope of the event
  • type and size of audience
  • location
  • duration of the event
  • time of day and year the event will be held

These factors will help you to determine what resources and facilities will be required.

Translate this information into an appropriate safety plan.

The key tool for creating a safety plan is the process of risk assessment. For information to help with your event risk assessment, see also health and safety topics.

Event Planning Worker involvement

The best way to protect your employees and visitors from harm and illness is to involve your workers during the planning phase. See consult your employees.

Liaising with others at the Event

Liaise with the venue owner / management, emergency services and, where appropriate, local authority Safety Advisory Group for advice and information relevant to your planning. Discuss with them how you can control risks.

Selecting Event contractors

When you select and appoint contractors, consider their suitability and competence for providing a safe and reliable service.

Ask contractors to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of their work and the health and safety hazards involved
  • provide evidence of a trained workforce and the competence of key staff for the project
  • confirm that they have sufficient resource levels to do the work
  • provide evidence of previous successful work that shows they can adopt and develop safe systems of working

In the absence of experience of previous work, ask them to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical ability.

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