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THE WILEY EVENT MANAGEMENT SERIES The complete guide to event risk management, safety, and security Practical strategies and resources for any size . Event Risk Management and Safety Peter E. Tarlow, Ph.D. JOHN WILEY & SONS , INC. fm 6/5/02 PM Page vi fm 6/5/02 PM Page i Event. With any event comes risk — from rowdy guests at a festival or convention to a life -threatening riot at a sports event. Event Risk Management.

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Even shopping, their ruling passion, takes on the character of a grueling ordeal: When e.garlow is both sexually infatuated with another human being and also violent, the situation can become extremely dangerous. When rules lead to chaos and meeting breakdown rather than to efficiency.

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From this perspective, weddings manxgement like golf, the lower the score, the better the game is played. These people are not directly linked to the event, but earn their living due to the event. The probability of the risk occurring is minimally probable and its consequences are minimal. Although I wrote this book from an American perspective, I designed it in such a way that it will be valuable to readers across the world. In those cases, the police force is not only a deterrent to crime but also an important icon of that society.

Not only are events open to risks by staff members, but they also attract large numbers of secondary people. evenh

Tarlow, will help ensure that you and your organization receive the honors you will deserve. For example, a business convention attendee who takes in a show while out of town. An event, then, always involves a mannagement of marketing.

Rism what point is the risk of one life ahd the enjoyment of many? In this continuum, guests are situated according to their motivations to attend an event: Most Americans accept the use of alcohol at special events. It is my hope that the material in this book will help you, the reader, to engage in the greatest of tasks, the saving of lives through successful event risk management.


Kaizen and explain how these principles 2. These basic theoretical principles form the foundation for why risk management is so important to every aspect of the tourism in- dustry from attractions to events, from hotels to meetings.

As noted by Sonmez, Apostolopoulos, and Tarlow, and demonstrated by the example at the beginning of this chapter, the aftermath caused by media coverage may become the second real tourism crisis: Alcoholism can be found in people of all ages, genders, races, social and economic classes, and ethnic groups. They should also know how mobs work and what precautions can be taken, in conjunction with se- curity professionals and law enforcement officials, to ensure that an orderly event does not disintegrate into a destructive mob.

For example, a mission statement might read: His professional experience, research, and all too rare common sense make this book one of the most important contributions to the event management literature since the inception of the field.

Is there a control issue that is not being stated?

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safetty As shown previously, sports events are another opportunity for disorderly conduct. How easily are telephones accessed and are there emergency numbers that do not need coins? Coming out of the tourism industry, I had always seen events as one aspect of the travel and tourism indus- try.

Amd example, we can adapt the Plog model to event risk management and divide guests along the allocentric-psychographic continuum. Additional thanks go to Elizabeth Leiter for her insights into the world of emergency re- sponse teams.


Event Risk Management and Safety

Think how important this simple judgment call is at a major jewelry show, computer show, or clothing show. Chapter 3 brings to the foreground issues of alcoholism and drugs. So far, no one has developed a method that allows a gradual reduction in alcohol consumption. They may, nevertheless, greatly affect se- curity measures and are a major risk to the event. For example, the random shootings of tourists that have taken place in the United States are exactly that, random.

Part of the job of event risk managers is to apply their common sense to the risk situation. Where will the wedding take place?

If the person refuses to allow the search, explain that the examinations are the policy of the event management and that people who do not wish to have their bags searched can either lock their bags at another place or not enter the venue. The numerous charts, figures, and models that the author has provided will make this book a basic training manual that you can share with your staff and volunteers to further promote safety awareness and reduce your overall risk. The author is a well-respected authority in the area of security, safety, and risk management and consults with us and for-eign governments on security issues.

One might imagine that older peo- ple have a higher potential for slipping, but it may be children who slip due to the shiny floors inviting them to try and see if they can slide. For example, who slipped and where, what was the age breakdown, and did men and women exhibit different patterns? Visi- tors report that they feel more comfortable when they know that an area is well patrolled.