Health & Safety In The Live Events Industry


As the size and scope of concerts and other live events continue to grow, the live events industry faces ongoing challenges in maintaining the health and safety of workers, performers, and fans at these live events. This course will delve into some of the health and safety issues inherent in the live event industry, such as crowd management, temporary staging, working at heights, working with electricity, and other important safety elements. We will examine important case studies of past tragic incidents in the performance industry, and look at how such incidents can be avoided in the future.

SKU: ONT-T120 Category:

Made possible with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to the Live Event Industry
  • Live Event Personnel
  • A History of Major Concert Incidents
  • Risk Assessment
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Crowd Management & Security
  • Noise & Hearing Protection
  • Rigging
  • Working at Heights
  • Temporary Staging
  • Working with Electricity
  • Heavy Lifting/Accident Reporting