leisure and entertainment


What is LEAPS? New scheme set up to service the inspection management needs of the leisure attraction industry

Leisure Equipment Asset Protection Scheme, or LEAPS, is a new venture which ensures that the engineering used day-in and day-out Read More

Plans put in place to help hospitality businesses recognise the signs of work-related stress

The Burnt Chef Project has joined forces with the Health and Safety Executive’s Working Minds campaign to tackle work-related stress in the hospitality industry. Read More

Rust shooting: Maximum fine for producers who demonstrated ‘plain indifference to employee safety’

The producers of the film Rust, who’s cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was accidentally shot dead on set by actor Alec Baldwin, have been hit with the maximum $136,793 (£105,000) fine. Read More

BS8580-2 Water quality – Part 2 explained

Peter Gunn, Senior Consultant Water Hygiene Centre Ltd, looks into the new BS 8580-2:2022 Water quality and risk assessments for Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Read More

Is my hotel safe from fire? A guest’s perspective on concerns over hotel fire safety standards

After visiting several hotels across England, Alan Cox, whose career spans 50 years in the fire and safety profession, underlines his concerns that standards of fire safety are significantly lacking in this sector, putting the lives of guests and staff at risk. Read More

Hospitality venues urged to arrange checks for outdoor installations ahead of busy period

Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues are being urged to make sure electrical installations and electrical equipment for use in outdoor spaces are safe as they enter the spring and summer season. Read More

Carrying out COVID-19 status checks at a venue or event

The government has set out guidance is for organisations that choose to use the NHS COVID Pass or equivalent proof of vaccination or testing as a condition of entry, and how to operate the scheme. Read More

Leisure centre trustees fined following pool incident

The trustees of a Kilmarnock leisure centre have been fined after a six-year-old girl nearly drowned in a swimming pool. Read More

‘65% of people want safer stadiums and arenas’, YouGov survey finds

Two out of every three adults are calling for improved safety measures in stadiums and arenas following recent publicity around the safety of women and girls, a YouGov study has found. Read More

Film set safety – what needs to be done?

Following the recent death of Halyna Hutchins, filmmakers are being urged to re-evaluate their approach to adopting on-set safety guidance. Read More



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