Cemetery Training - Memorial Safety & Inspection Workshop


Course overview
Scope of the problem
Legal/health & safety issues
Inspection of memorials:

  • How to start
  • Initial inspection
  • Inspection forms
  • The inspection – visual and physical
  • Actions
  • Programme of work
  • Consecrated ground 
  • Other considerations and guidance (MoJ/HSE guidance)

Codes of practice
Registration schemes
Right to erect a memorial
Unauthorised memorials
Practical inspections

This course is suitable for anyone involved in managing or working in a cemetery, or with responsibility for cemeteries

Equipment required: the afternoon session will take place in a cemetery, therefore suitable outdoor clothing must be worn, together with safety boots or shoes

Learning Outcomes
• Knowledge of legal and health & safety issues relating to memorials
• Understanding of sector codes of practice and registration schemes
• Practical skills in testing memorials for safety

This is a full day course running from 10.00am - 4.00pm. Lunch will be provided, so please make us aware of any dietary requirements when booking.

Event Details

Event Date & Time

Wednesday 17th of April 2024 @ 10:00:00 AM


Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot OX11 7JN

Price per Delegate

Member Council: £135.00 + VAT
Non-Member Council: £270.00 + VAT

Please note: Booking will be available until Wednesday 10th of April 2024, or until all places have been filled

Event Booking

Online booking is only available to OALC members

If you are not a member of OALC but would like to join a training course please email - info@oalc.org.uk with the course that you are interested in and the name of your parish council.