Who are Event Safety Planning

Event Safety Planning Ltd (ESP) is a specialist event safety, fire safety and emergency planning consultancy, founded in 2004 by Chris Hall and Steve Riches.
Chris Hall is a Charttered Fellow of IOSH, (CFIOSH) & Graduate member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (GIFireE). He holds the following primary qualifications:
  • NEBOSH Diploma - Occupational Safety & Health
  • University Diploma - Event Safety Management
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety
Chris Regularly keeps updated with industry best practices and holds the IOSH certificate for Noise in the Music, Broadcasting and Entertainment Industry.
Steve Riches is a Chartered Member of IOSH, (CMIOSH) and holds the following primary qualifications:
  • NEBOSH Diploma - Occupational Safety & Health
  • University Diploma - Event Safety Management
  • IEMA - Certificate in Environmental Management
Steve has also undertaken a number of emergency planning and event related short courses at The Emergency Planning College including Crowd Dynamics.
Event Safety Planning are corporate members of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Projects, positions and events we've been associated with include:
  • NEC Group Safety & Fire Safety Manager
  • Star Events Ltd Health & Safety Manager
  • Health & Safety Advisor, Olympic Park 2012
  • Health & Safety Advisor - Commonwealth Games Festival
  • Royal Windsor Horse Show
  • Leicester Caribbean Carnival
  • Event, Health & Safety Specialist - Yas Marina Circuit
  • Formula 1 - Abu Dhabi
  • European Games Olympic Stadium - Baku
  • Formula-E
  • NFL
  • Virgin Sports Events
  • London Marathon
  • BHF London to Brighton Bike Ride
  • Event H&S London Stadium (World Athletics)
Event Safety Planning have worked on numerous other events including but not limited to mass participation sporting events, concerts, festivals, exhibitions, firework displays, product lauches and activations and conferences. 
In addition to this, we provide specialist advice to venues and businesses in relation to fire safety, facilities management and corporate risk management.
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