Last edited 16 Feb 2021


In its broadest sense, the word 'event' refers to a thing that happens.

The Orange Book, Management of Risk - Principles and Concepts, Published by HM Government in 2020, defines an event as: ‘ occurrence or change of a set of circumstances and can be something that is expected which does not happen or something that is not expected which does happen. Events can have multiple causes and consequences and can affect multiple objectives.’

In the construction industry, the word event might also refer to:

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