If you need to find out quickly if your electrician is skilled enough, just read this post.
These 7 steps to lightning safety follow guidelines used by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (ncs4.com), and the Event Safety Alliance (eventsafetyalliance.org). They should be part of your Emergency Action Plan. If you don’t have an Emergency Action Plan, get in touch with me. When lightning is forecast for the day
Whenever I’m on an event, I look into the first aid kit that’s hopefully already on site… and then I send the runner to get the stuff that’s missing. Because there’s always something missing… And I’ll let you in on a little known secret. Almost always, I’ll find dressing materials that are out of date.
Event Insurers want your money…period. They will try to put your event risk level as high as possible to get the maximum they can out of your budget. So here are 6 ways to avoid that and keep your budget intact. Bonus tip: Up till now we’ve only talked about insuring individual events. Here’s the
What insurance companies are really selling. I remember when there used to be insurance salesmen that would go door to door selling a whole bunch of different insurances. And they did sell on the promise of protecting you against storm, theft or accidents. But does insurance protect you against anything? Yes and no. Insurance can
In part one we talked about what risk assessments are and how they can make your life easier by keeping your event safe and you out of jail. In part 2 we looked at how risk is reduced using the TOP (Technical, Organisational, Protective) method. And part 3 explained the importance of the risk matrix.
In this part I’ll talk about an important piece of information that must always be included in a risk assessment. The risk matrix. Every risk assessment needs to be based on an agreed upon scale of risk. This is the risk matrix. If I get a risk assessment that I need to evaluate, then I
In Part 1 we talked about what an event risk assessment is and the benefits of doing one. And I promised you a framework that will make reducing risks easy for you. Once you’ve identified a hazard, you want to think of ways to reduce the risk of someone getting hurt. That’s the whole purpose
Writing a risk assessment is hard How many of you have to do an event risk assessment but the thought just leaves you cringing because you don’t know how? Or you think it’s totally useless and you just take an old risk assessment, change the date and you’re done? What about the risk assessment fetishists
This Is How You Determine How Many First Aid Personnel You Need For Your Event One of the most important questions I have to answer when I’m on site is “How many paramedics/ambulances etc. do we need?” Then I answer with the typical „it depends…“ Depends on what? First we have to separate the build and