Your Total Solution For Health and Safety Compliance In The Entertainment and Sports Industry
Entertainment and Sports Industry
Entertainment is described as an activity which provides a diversion for people to amuse themselves in their leisure time, and provides fun, enjoyment and laughter. You not only have to look out for the safety of performers and athletes, but the spectators and fans too, which is where health and safety becomes very difficult.
Of primary importance, especially in large sports stadiums, is the evacuation procedures in place. During an emergency crowd control becomes exceptionally difficult, and for this reason, exits need to be clearly marked and easy to access. Crowd flow must also be managed by appointed staff who need to remain calm and assertive.
All potential hazards must have clear signage (such as “beam overhead”) and wet surfaces from spillages must be immediately cleaned when identified.
Hygiene in public bathrooms and rest areas is also critical, and food vendors must all be certified and regularly assessed. It is also becoming increasingly necessary for additional security precautions, not only during the sporting events, but as fans are let through the gates. Proper checks need to be performed and documented.
Highly trained paramedics need to be on duty at all times, not only for the athletes, but for the spectators as well. Emergency vehicles must be on standby throughout the event and response times are of the utmost importance.
MAKROSAFE offers a total solution to ensure your company reaches and maintains Occupational Health and Safety Compliance:
Health and Safety Compliance Audit
A Health and Safety Compliance Audit is an important factor in South African workplaces, to verify that you comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 and Regulations, standards and by-laws. Our compliance audit will help you establish where you legally stand regarding your workplace Health and Safety compliance.
A Health and Safety Risk Assessment is the most important part of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, no company can be compliant to the OHS Act if this is not conducted and monitored on a regular basis. Our Risk Assessments help you Identify, Manage and Control risks and hazards in your workplace to ensure your employees are safe.
Implementing your Health and Safety Programme
Ensuring Health and Safety in the workplace is a never-ending challenge that requires thorough understanding of all relevant legislation and the involvement of specialists. Our Health and Safety Implementation Programme ensures that fundamental Health and Safety procedures and strategies are put in place to uphold your Health and Safety Compliance.
Workplace inspections help prevent incidents, accidents, injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Through a critical examination of the workplace, inspections help to identify and record hazards for corrective action. Health and Safety committees should plan, conduct, report and monitor inspections on a regular basis to ensure that your OHS plan is effective and no fatal hazards are present in the workplace. Having the quality and functionality of essential services assured by specialists will be the first step to control the damage if disaster strikes.
Injuries on Duty services ensure the prevention of accidents and, more importantly, the administrative follow-ups with authorities is handled by dedicated administrators. The prevention of accidents and, more importantly, the administrative follow-up with authorities is a time-consuming process which requires much attention to detail. It is work that, in the interest of the well-being of the employee and the continuity of the company operations, demands in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Maintaining your Health and Safety Programme
Maintaining Health and Safety in the workplace involves many administrative processes and dedicated follow ups. It also demands one to have the ability to make impartial observations and knowledge about possible solutions. Maintaining your Health and Safety Programme will ensure that your workplace is risk and hazard free, monitored by trained Health and Safety professionals and compliant.
We offer a variety of additional services to ensure that a safe and healthy working environment is easy to maintain and monitored. The types of additional services we offer includes:
- Managing and Tracking IOD’s
- Arranging and Managing Medicals
- Load Testing
- Sundry services such as refilling and providing first aid boxes or servicing of fire equipment
- Site Files
- Evacuation plans
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Clients we service in the Entertainment and Sports Industry