Near Miss NOT Enough to Save Scare Actor… Another Halloween Themed Event Claims a Life

Near Miss NOT Enough to Save Scare Actor… Another Halloween Themed Event Claims a Life

Tweet It goes without saying the popularity of Halloween. Halloween has been a growing source of revenue for numerous industries for several decades, an 8+ billion a year industry. This once happy-go-lucky kid-centric holiday has been hijacked by teenagers and adults seeking extreme experiences and encounters. Anyone with a T.V. can attest to the fact… [Read More]

Hayride Safety… Planning a Successful Event

Hayride Safety… Planning a Successful Event

Tweet Fall is a great time of year for the events industry. The weather cools, kids are back in school, parents are settled into a routine, and the holidays are fast approaching. Event planners and organizers capitalize on the autumn air and the eager community by providing attractions and experiences at art shows, festivals, pumpkin… [Read More]

Staking 10×10 Tents at Festivals and Events

Staking 10×10 Tents at Festivals and Events

Tweet When installing temporary structures such as tents at festivals and events, it is imperative that consideration be given to the following safety related concerns: Obstructions, location, weather, wind exposure, access, exits, and anchoring stability. Event organizers and planners are responsible for identifying materials and standards that provide requirements for the proper set-up and use… [Read More]

Amusement Ride Industry: It’s the Riders Fault

Amusement Ride Industry: It’s the Riders Fault

Tweet In response to an article titled: Ride experts call 11-year-old Pleasantville girl’s fatal fall from Wildwood’s Morey’s Pier Ferris wheel a freak occurrence—By RICHARD DEGENER and DAN GOOD Rider error – James Barber, a former New York ride inspector and current industry safety consultant, was quoted in this article saying that “Maybe she panicked… [Read More]