2018 Event Safety Summit Input

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Event Safety Alliance Announces Initial Appointments to Newly Launched Advisory Council

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

June 7, 2018 (Scottsdale, AZ) - Event Safety Alliance today announced the appointment of several industry leaders to its newly-formed Advisory Council.   The Council will play a vital role setting the strategic vision and long term objectives for the ESA, guiding development of critical programs, and procuring human and financial resources to continue the growth [...]

Eleven ESTA Proposed Standards in Public Review

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Eleven ESTA Proposed Standards in Public Review Eleven documents are available for public review at no cost on the ESTA website at http://tsp.esta.org/tsp/documents/public_review_docs.php. In order of comment due date and then alpha-numeric designation, the documents are: BSR E1.6-1, Entertainment Technology – Powered Hoist Systems, establishes requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, inspection, and maintenance of powered [...]


By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: In The News|

- A Discussion on Mental Wellness in the Entertainment Industry - - Bell Let’s Talk Day – January 31 – TORONTO, ON (Jan 22, 2018) Following the sudden and tragic passing of Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park in July 2017, Live Nation Canada, Bell Let’s Talk, Warner Music Canada, Canadian Event Safety and Event [...]

2017 Event Structure and Stage Accidents

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

The above list of event structure and stage accidents in 2017 makes clear that severe weather continues to be a leading threat to outdoor live events around the world. Of the 45 recorded incidents listed, over 60% (28) can be at least partially attributed to weather-related factors. Thorough engineering, competent construction, proactive weather monitoring, and an [...]

Happy Holidays From The Event Safety Alliance

By | December 21st, 2017|Categories: In The News|

As 2017 draws to a close, we want to extend a heartfelt "thank you" for your support of ESA and your individual and collective efforts at improving safety at live events. In a year that has been filled with opportunities, challenges, and tragedies our industry has remained resilient, optimistic, and above all united. We are honored [...]

Stage Collapse In Brazil Kills DJ, Wounds Others

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: In The News|

Four ESTA Standards in Public Review

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: In The News|

Four documents are available for public review on ESTA's TSP website. One is an existing standard that is being considered for reaffirmation, while three are new standards. All are available for review at http://tsp.esta.org/tsp/documents/public_review_docs.php, and the review is free. In alphanumeric order, they are: BSR E1.4-2, Statically Suspended Rigging Systems This draft standard addresses statically suspended [...]

2017 Event Safety Summit Scholarship Program – Presented By Alive Risk

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: In The News|

ESA Statement on Las Vegas Shootings

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: In The News|

There are few words to describe the heartbreak felt from last night's horrific event in Las Vegas. Our industry is more united and resolute than ever in the advancement of robust security protocols to ensure the safety of our cherished guests, artists, and crew. However, sometimes there is never enough. Sadly, there are no easy answers [...]