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EVENTS/VENUES

 

DIT Events held in external venues

The School or department organizing the event must obtain confirmation that the venue has adequate public liability cover.

Detailed information must be submitted in writing to the Office of the Institute Secretary a minimum of 15 working days prior to the activity/event taking place for the necessary confirmation of insurance.

Contracts need to be reviewed in the context of the insurance clause as some contracts include a “hold harmless” which means the Institute is responsible for any incident/accident whether through its own negligence or not.   The Institute’s insurers will never cover an activity or event which has a contract containing a “hold harmless” clause.

 

A copy of the Risk Assessment form completed and singed off by DIT is also to be sent to the Office of the Institute secretary.

In general specific indemnity will be requested by event site.  (e.g. Helix, Temple Bar Trust, Vicar Street, Button Factory). Please contact insurance@dit.ie to obtain an indemnity letter.

 

DIT Events held in DIT premises

In the case of events held in DIT locations and attended by members of the public, the DIT public liability policy would operate in respect of DIT’s legal liability. A Risk Assessment form must be sent to Health and Safety for approval in advance of the event. Please contact your local Health and Safety officer for information.

Please contact insurance@dit.ie and provide time date, location, and a description of the event, and a copy of the approved Risk Assessment Form.

 

External events held in DIT premises

In the case of events organized and run by an external organization and held in DIT premises, the external party must provide copy of the insurance that is in place which must include the following:

 

  • Public Liability Insurance: minimum limit of indemnity €6,500,000
  • Employer Liability Insurance (To include details of limit of cover and date of renewal)
  • Business Description (Activities/events is specifically mentioned in business description)
  • Specific Indemnity to DIT for particular activity/event on DIT site for specific dates involved

 

A copy of the Risk Assessment is to be completed and signed off by DIT Health & Safety Office. The DIT public liability policy would operate in respect of DIT’s legal liability. Please contact insurance@dit.ie and provide time date, location, and a description of the event.