BSR E1.58: First Public Review

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: ESA Blog|

The National Electrical Code (NFPA70) has a general requirement for all electrical equipment to be listed and used in accordance with its listing. This normally restricts or prohibits the outdoor use of equipment not identified for outdoor use, but, the Code contains an exception for Theatrical and Motion Picture Special Occupancies that permits this use provided [...]

Own the Event Safety Guide? Save $25 on the cost of membership to the Event Safety Alliance

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

Do you own a copy of the Event Safety Guide? If so, the ESA wants to give you the gift of safety this holiday season. From now until December 31, we’re offering a $25 discount on new memberships for those who have previously purchased the Event Safety Guide. At just $50 for the first year, becoming [...]

Event Safety Alliance Joins ETCP Council

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

The Event Safety Alliance (ESA) has accepted a seat on the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Council, and Steve Adelman, Head, Adelman Law Group, PPLC will serve as the representative. The ETCP Council is the governing body which manages the development and implementation of ETCP’s certification in the areas of Rigger – Arena, Rigger – Theatre, [...]

Live Event Industry’s First Comprehensive Insurance Policy Covering Malicious Acts, Including Terrorism, Debuted by Take1 Insurance

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

LAGUNA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, October 12, 2016 — Reinforcing its commitment to create highly customized insurance policies that meet the needs of the modern live and special event production industry, Take1 Insurance ( today announced the introduction of its Take1 Combined Crisis Cover, the industry's first comprehensive, affordably priced insurance protection policy for the live and special [...]

The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS)

By | July 8th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

The NIHHIS is an integrated system that builds understanding of the problem of extreme heat, defines demand for climate services that enhance societal resilience, develops science-based products and services from a sustained climate science research program, and improves capacity, communication, and societal understanding of the problem in order to reduce morbidity and mortality due to extreme [...]

One is Too Many: The Event Safety Alliance Response to Orlando

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

Although much remains uncertain about the horrific incidents in Orlando on both Friday night and early Sunday morning, we believe that enough is known for us to offer the following truths, which we believe are important to say because they appear not to be self-evident. 1. There is a “new normal.”  The shooting at the Pulse [...]

Statement on Orlando Nightclub Attack

By | June 12th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

Our hearts are heavy with the news of last night's attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. While undeniably event-related, this is above all a human tragedy that touches everyone, regardless of industry. As we struggle to make sense of what occurred, let us grieve those who lost their lives, and foster a love that can [...]

Register now for the 2016 Event Safety Summit & Save $500!

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

Hurricane Preparedness Week

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

  It only takes one storm to change your life, facility, and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live or work in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Even areas well away from the coastline can be threatened by dangerous flooding, destructive winds and [...]

ESA at Live Event Technical & Production Conference in South Africa

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: ESA Blog|

ESA Chairman Jim Digby will be carrying the message of LIFE SAFETY FIRST to the 2016 Live Event Technical & Production Conference (LETPC) next week, May 12th - 14th in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by the South African Roadies Association (SARA), LETPC gathers relevant stakeholders, professionals and practitioners in the events, technical, production and education sectors, [...]