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Event safety

Villa Marina

Event Safety Advisory Group

The Group's main objectives:

Firstly, to provide a 'one-stop' notification process for event organisers to ensure that regulators and emergency responders are notified of your event. Secondly, to provide guidance to event organisers.

The Group meets bi-monthly or more regularly during busy event periods.

To notify the Group about your event please use the Event Notification form and submit this form at least one month prior to your event. 

The form can be returned via email:

Or by post to:

Event Safety Advisory Group
Emergency Planning Unit
No 1 Drill Hall Cottages

It will be circulated electronically from there to all the group members. If you would like to attend a meeting to discuss your event you can indicate this on the form.

Once reviewed by the group we may contact you for further information or invite you to a meeting.

Further useful information can be found on the UK's HSE website on .

If you are considering the use of fireworks at an event outside of Bonfire Night or New Year’s Eve please see for further information.

Bodies represented

The following responder organisations participate:

  • Isle of Man Constabulary
  • Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service
  • Isle of Man Ambulance Service
  • Isle of Man Coastguard
  • Isle of Man Civil Defence Corps

The following organisations are represented for the purpose of providing advice and consultation:

  • Department of Home Affairs: Emergency Planning
  • Department of Infrastructure: Highways
  • Cabinet Office: Health, Safety and Welfare
  • St John Ambulance
  • Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture: Forestry, Food and Land
  • Department for Enterprise: Visit Isle of Man
  • Douglas Borough Council
  • Bus Vannin
  • Others by invitation

Please telephone us on +44 1624 694317 if you wish to discuss anything related to the Group and your event.

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