Safety Advisory Team

The Safety Advisory Team (SAT) includes officers from:

  • Welwyn Hatfield Council
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary
  • Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • East of England Ambulance Service
  • Hertfordshire Highways
  • Hertfordshire County Council Emergency Planning Team

Other agencies join the group for specific events as required.


  • provides a forum for discussing and advising on public safety at an event
  • advise organisers on the planning, and the management of an event
  • support discussion with agencies to help ensure the event organiser holds a safe event

We do not:

  • have any legal powers or responsibilities and are not empowered to approve or prevent an event
  • provide an event planning team
  • provide a “competent person” for the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

If you are organising an event:

  • you should complete an Event Notification Form (ENF) and send it to us at at least 4 weeks before your event.
  • we will then consider the event advise the event co-ordinator
  • we may need to meet with the event organiser and their representatives.