Health & Safety

  • Event Partners Ltd, the Organiser, take their Health & Safety responsibilities very seriously; it is vital that exhibitors and their contractors do the same
  • As an exhibitor, you must ensure the health, safety and welfare of your employees, contractors and attendees as far as is reasonably practicable throughout the exhibition
  • You should ensure that your actions (or in-actions) do not give rise to accidents, injuries or unsafe working environments, provide proper information, instruction and training and supervise all parties throughout the show
  • You should also check that the contractors that you may be using have a Health & Safety Policy, suitable to the exhibition environment
  • Key Health & Safety Guidance:
    • Each exhibitor should have a copy of their Company Health & Safety Policy available for inspection on their stand
    • A” suitable and sufficient” risk assessment should exist in respect to all the significant risks in the business
    • Every employer has a duty to co-operate with other employers (e.g. the Organiser) when sharing a workplace, whether temporarily or permanently
  • Please familiarise yourself with the venue’s Emergency Procedures (see relevant section in this A – Z)
  • If you require first aid assistance please alert a member of the security team or visit the Organiser Office/ Exhibitor Service Desk (#1230) in Hall 7
  • Emergency exits must be maintained and gangways kept clear at all times
  • Good housekeeping must be maintained in work areas allowing any hazards to be easily identifiable
  • Steps, mobile scaffold towers etc must be used in a safe manner, using suitable equipment in the approved way
  • All powered access equipment must be operated by fully trained and certified personnel. Copies of training certificates must be available for inspection and anyone who cannot prove their competency may be asked to cease the activity
  • All portable power equipment must be used only for the purpose for which it was designated and the correct safety guards and devices must be fitted and used. Trailing power leads must be kept to a minimum and not cross gangways. Petrol powered equipment must not be used
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must only be used where other protective measures have been considered unrealistic i.e. PPE is the last line of defence. PPE must be suitable and sufficient for the job and employees trained in its use and limitations
  • All contractors must be aware of the need to supply suitable and sufficient tools and equipment required for the job before coming on site. Borrowing of tools and equipment from the venue is not possible
  • The consumption of alcohol is not permitted on the exhibition floor during the set-up and dismantle periods of the event. The use of drugs is strictly prohibited throughout the duration of the event