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]

Event risk management for meeting planners and venue operators: Forward thinking

Event risk management for meeting planners and venue operators: Forward thinking

Tweet The events industry is like no other. Events are dynamic and fluid with numerous issues surfacing along the way. Events are continuously influenced by both external and internal factors. Whether it is a sporting event, concert, tradeshow, festival, award show, political convention or party they present a unique set of challenges. Events, regardless of… [Read More]

Untimely Medical Response and the Use of AED’s at Events

Untimely Medical Response and the Use of AED’s at Events

Tweet A failure to provide timely medical response at your facility or event can have devastating repercussions. Poor response times ultimately result in thousands of needless deaths a year. Currently, there is great debate about the use of automated external defibrillators (AED’s). Automated external defibrillators are an important lifesaving technology and play an important role… [Read More]