LASER Safety

Our knowledge can always be expanded and one display effect we come across quite often is LASERs. Knowing what should and shouldn’t be done with them and why is an important aspect for us as safety advisors. This course allowed us to understand the key considerations when working with lasers on events and how quickly a life changing injury can occur from them… milliseconds! If you require safety services for your events please get in touch and discuss your requirements.

Up and up.... safely

As part of our continued development we ensure our team have the knowledge, training and experience necessary to carry out the tasks they are required to do. As part of this regular training and refreshment of skill is required. Today we have been adding the PASMA (Prefabricated access suppliers’ and manufacturers association) certificate of competence to our portfolio. This ensures that when building and using and dismantling portable scaffold towers we can carry this out correctly and safely. It is a legal requirement under H&S law; Working at Height regulations and PUWER to name but a few that anyone using such a system is competent in doing so, and this qualification goes towards eviden

Radio Hire

Our fleet of two way radios were out this weekend supporting an entertainments festival. Should your event require two way radios please get in touch to see how we could help.

Discussing Safety with the HSE

We attended the HSE’s (Health and Safety Executive) connect event in Birmingham today. This gave an opportunity to hear their current strategy as well as some case studies and updates on various topics. We found the presentation regarding a case involving a jousting re-enactment very interesting as this is an activity we have seen at many events over the years.

Funeral PA

Kingsford Events were asked to provide a public address system for a recent funeral that expected an attendance in excess of the capacity of the church. Working with upmost respect for the church we installed microphones in the pulpit for the readings, a radio microphone for the vicar conducting the service and speaker horns located outside of the church to broadcast the service to those standing outside.

Green Guide Update

Another safety update session today in Bristol with the Sports Ground Safety Authority. They are the authors of ‘The Green Guide’, a document principally related to sports ground safety and has just undergone a major redraft to bring it in line with current regulation and practices. Whilst most of our work isn’t in sports grounds, there is significant overlap in the practices that are used within events and learnings that can be carried over; which is why we like to keep up to date with developments in this area. That said, we do occasionally work in sports grounds

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