First up is SAFE@FESTIVAL, which will allow
Tappit, a global payment ecosystem for events, stadia and venues, has added new safety functionality to its RFID wristbands.
Activated for the first time at Kaleidoscope Festival
More high-profile events and live venues are seeking renewable energy and banning single-use plastic in a push to tackle global warming and litter pollution.
Glastonbury Festival has banned single-use plastic drinks bottles at this year’s event. They will also no longer be supplied or available in any of the Festival’s backstage, production, catering
HSE has published updated advice for bouncy castle and inflatable operators, following recent serious incidents in windy conditions.
A comparison site for event medical cover and medical training – The Medical Network (www.themedicalnetwork.co.uk) – has been launched.
A sky lantern festival scheduled for the Peak District has raised concerns as a result of recent major fires across moorland.
A new YouGov survey, commissioned by the Press Association, has found that half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival.
The organiser of the Hire Awards of Excellence, Hire Association Europe Event Hire Association (HAE EHA), has announced that nominations for next year’s awards are now open
Cardiff-based event service provider 11th Hour has appointed electrician of 20 years, Gareth Clark, to its team.
Plymouth City Council and The Event Services Association (TESA) are set to sign a contract that will see the British Firework Championships remain in Plymouth for a further 12 years.
A new guide has been published by the Events Industry Forum to help organisers of smaller events comply with regulations and good practice.
The new ‘Purple Guide Lite’ is a
Waysafe linear illuminated marking system has been designed for use in low light or dark applications either internally or externally. It enables the user to mark a direction or hazard.
Notting Hill Carnival poses a "real risk to public safety" and needs to be re-examined to ensure it remains a safe and positive experience for all. That's the conclusion of a new report
Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest catering and support services firm, is celebrating after achieving seven gold medals across its sectors for their approach to occupational
Two event health and safety companies that partnered up to deliver the health and safety for the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, have been recognised with a prestigious British Safety
An integrated asset management system with electrical safety testing at its core is helping a leading supplier of technical services to outdoor events and festivals meet its quality control and
To raise standards among event safety practitioners and other interested parties, a collaboration has been formed between SAGE (Safety Advisors Group in Entertainment), the International
How do you show a return on investment for events, or more commonly the ability to show a return on objectives (ROO)? Mike Walker, Managing Director of MGN Events, has the answers.
A risk assessment is not something to worry about - the only worry is not having one. The Event Safety Advisors company explains...
Your key artists are booked, the site’s paid for and
Event organisers need to talk to their medical provider early in their planning cycle, as the best and most effective medical cover is evolved by discussion and debate and not as the result of
This summer tens of thousands of runners will be lacing up their trainers, pulling on their sweatbands and dousing themselves in neon powder paint at a series of five-kilometre events across the
A new code of practice on electrical testing has been developed to ensure that hirers of portable and temporary welfare units meet their safety responsibilities.
The new document has been
Film producer Foodles Production (UK) Ltd is to be prosecuted over an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Forces Awakens, by The
New guidance to explain how regulations which manage the safety and health of construction projects apply to the entertainment industry has been published.