Event organizers have the special job of making sure entire events run smoothly. They are accountable for many tasks and processes, one of which involves the safety of all people involved. From the visiting public to employed staff members, safety must be ensured for all parties. This duty cannot be taken lightly as crowds and venues themselves present all kinds of hazards.
Observe the nature of crowds and the venue’s structure
Any time a crowd is present aggressive behavior is possible as well as rushing, swaying, and surging. These behaviors can lead to people being squeezed between each other, trampled, or even crushed against a venue’s structures. Additionally, people are known to partake in such dangerous stunts as climbing on equipment or throwing a multitude of objects. These behaviors endanger themselves and those people around them.
As well as being aware of the nature of crowds, an event organizer must take a look at the venue itself. Various obstructions and dangerous situations present the potential for serious injuries.Continue Reading