An event organiser will need to ensure briefings are adequate for their event. Each event will have different factors that need to be discussed.
It is important to provide any participants with relevant information in good time, this may include:
If your event in on the coast path or public right way brief participants on what to do when meeting head on, overtaking and passing others.
The key safety issue on the Coast Path is to keep to the path and ensure that neither participants nor other path users ever step onto the seaward side.
It is important to ensure that all staff, volunteers and contractors (where appropriate) are:
It is important that stewards can:
Brief all other relevant parties
It is good practice to communicate your event plan with all relevant parties shortly before the event to ensure everyone has a clear understanding of responsibilities, timings and possible effects of the event.
Communication is key and landowners really appreciate all concerns have been considered and addressed and that there is an organised plan for the day.