Event space consultation

Event space consultation

Crowd Safety have been consulting for a range of clients who are keen to identify how best to manage their event space to maximise commercial revenues at their Events.

A Year in the Life of Crowd Safety

A Year in the Life of Crowd Safety

2016, a year that will be remembered by millions from the loss of Superstars such as David Bowie and Prince, right through to the shocking England result against Iceland, the Brexit Referendum result and the election of the new President Elect Donald Trump for the United States.

How does human behaviour change in an emergency situation?

How does human behaviour change in an emergency situation?

Our personal and business lives depend on how well we understand human behaviour. The better we understand ourselves and others, the more we can do to improve our relationships with people. Our latest blog article discusses crowd behaviour and understanding human behaviour.

What is a show stop procedure?

What is a show stop procedure?

Event Organiser’s should have full Emergency Response Plans in place to deal with incidents of all kinds at any event. Our latest blog article discusses the show stop procedure, what is required and what should be included.

What considerations need to be made when defining occupant capacity?

What considerations need to be made when defining occupant capacity?

In general, the maximum occupancy of a room or venue is determined by considering the available space, the number and location of exits and the total exit width after discounting the largest exit. Our latest blog article discusses the considerations that need to be made when defining occupant capacity.

Is terrorism a risk to events in the UK?

Is terrorism a risk to events in the UK?

Globally, terrorism is increasing in prevalence daily. With reports of the latest incidents flooding our news channels, Terrorism is a significant risk that is not going away anytime in the near future.

What factors affect the number of security guards required at an event?

What factors affect the number of security guards required at an event?

The question of “How many security guards are needed for an event?” is often raised by local authorities and event organisers requiring event security, crowd management and safety staff. In this article we discuss the questions event organisers should consider when deciding on the quantity of security guards required for their event.

Safety considerations for firework events and historical incidents

Safety considerations for firework events and historical incidents

Firework events are an ever popular form of public entertainment that aren’t solely restricted to Guy Fawkes night. Here we talk about the safety considerations for firework events, what should you consider when planning firework display and how you can stay in control.

Health and Safety at Sports and Major Events

Health and Safety at Sports and Major Events in the Middle East

With the number of sports and major events taking place across the Middle East on the increase (including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, the annual Formula 1 in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, as well as many international rock bands attracting large crowds) the international spotlight turns on whether health and safety management at major events has been afforded a sufficiently high priority, and whether applicable standards are being maintained.

Top 10 Fire Safety breach fines

Top 10 Fire Safety breach fines

Detailing the top 10 fire safety breach fines from Poundstretcher at number 10 (£51,500) to New Look at number 1 (£400,000) for the fire that gutted the retailer’s Oxford Street store in 2007.

Hotelier given £200k fine for breaches of Fire Safety Order

Hotelier given £200k fine for breaches of Fire Safety Order

The former owner of The Radnor Hotel on Inverness Terrace, Salim Patel, was fined £200,000 and ordered to pay £29,922 court costs after pleading guilty to seven offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. He was also handed a four-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months. Numerous fire safety concerns When fire safety officers… Read more »