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Assessing your event for risks

Score sheet template

Assessing your event.

The following score sheet allows you to assess the risk of your indoor or outdoor event, and will help determine what support, management and controls are advised. We have provided some examples of actual events for guidance.

Score totals are:

<15 is low risk

Between 15 and 30 is medium risk

Between 30 and 68 is high risk

Type of event

Score

Your event

Village/church or school fate

1

 

Classical music performance

2

 

County or agricultural show

2

 

Civic or VIP event

2

 

Carnivals and galas

2

 

Public exhibition

3

 

Watersport activities

3

 

Fairground and circus

3

 

Motor cycle display

3

 

Contact sports

3

 

Road races and triathlons

3

 

Car shows

3

 

Music festival

3

 

Horse show/riding event

4

 

Dog show

4

 

Bonfire/pyrotechnic display

4

 

Pop or rock concert

5

 

Dance event

8

 

 

Venues and infrastructure

Score

Your event

Indoor

1

 

Stadium

2

 

Park

2

 

Piazza

2

 

Streets/town centres

4

 

Temporary outdoor structures, stages, marquees, towers

4

 

Overnight camping

5

 

 

Audience profile

Score

Your event

Family orientated

2

 

All ages

3

 

Mainly young adults

3

 

Mainly children and teenagers

3

 

Mainly elderly people

4

 

Mix, with possible rival factions.

4

 

 

5

 

 

Numbers attending

Score

Your event

<500

2

 

<2000

6

 

<5000

10

 

<10000

20

 

<20,000

30

 

<30,000

40

 

>50,000

50