Public firework displays are enjoyable and spectacular events. However, organisers need to ensure that they are safe occasions too.
Storms are unpredictable but churches can take basic precautions such as managing their trees to reduce potential damage to buildings and making sure that roofs, gutters and drains are properly maintained.
Careful maintenance and risk management can help prevent property damage and/or injury during the winter months. To help you manage the risk and stay safe this winter, we’ve brought all of our cold weather advice together in one place.
It is common knowledge that tall buildings attract lightning and for centuries, the spires of churches have dominated the skylines making them particularly vulnerable to lightning strikes.
Managing health and safety can seem like a daunting task at first. Understanding your responsibilities is key to getting things right and acting responsibly.
A health and safety policy sets out how you will protect employees, volunteers and visitors who use your church.