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Safety Officers – Emergency Management Services for Events, Venues & Schools

Place of Public Entertainment (POPE) Safety Officers

Regulation 1105 of the Building Regulations 2006 outlines some of the conditions for an Occupancy Permit for a Place of Public Entertainment (POPE) which may include the engagement and responsibilities of Public Event Safety Officers to be in attendance as a POPE to ensure the safety of all people onsite. The responsibilities of Event Safety Officers include ensuring compliance with any conditions that may be included in your POPE permit as issued by the building authority or local council. Colbrow Medics have experienced and certified Safety Officers available to assist. Our Safety Officers have many years of experience working at events and we guarantee they will provide a professional and courteous service at all times. Our service can include pre-event venue inspections, attendance during bump in, bump out and during the opening hours of your event. Additional consultancy services to assist with safety documentation, inductions, plans and post event reports is also available.

Our Public Event Safety Officers will inspect and providing advice on:

  • Catering Equipment
  • Gas Bottles
  • Fuel Storage
  • Fire Extinguishers and other Fire Supressions Systems
  • Emergency Exits
  • Crowd Capacity & Human Behavour
  • Fire Indicator Panels and Emergency Evacuation Equipment
  • Pedestrian Hazards
  • Trip Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Staging and Structures
  • Traffic Management
  • Pyrotechnics and Fireworks
  • Cleaing and Waste Management
  • Crowd Control & Security Services
  • First Aid Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Emergency Control Organisation Key Personnel and Systems
  • Communications Systems

The specific requirements of the Building Regulations 2006 is specific to events held within Melbourne and Victoria but our Safety Officers can provide services throughout all areas in Australia. Our Safety Officers in Melbourne hold the Victorian M.F.B (Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board) qualification of 22310VIC – Course in Place of Public Entertainment Safety Officer.