Briefing Participants, Staff and Others

Brief Stewards/Marshalls

It is important to ensure that all staff, volunteers and contractors (where appropriate) are:

  • aware of the content of the participant briefing so that they can answer any queriesfully briefed on all aspects of the event including crowd control and emergency arrangements
  • fully briefed on all aspects of the event including crowd control and emergency arrangements
  • given written instructions, site plans and checklists
  • aware of potential hazards that can develop during an event
  • aware of their marshalling areas.

It is important that stewards can:

  • be easily identified by wearing high visibility jackets
  • effectively communicate with each other, their supervisor, the person responsible for health and safety, and the overall event manager.
ID: 4848, revised 19/03/2019