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Preparing Your People for Large-Scale Event Emergencies

Large-scale events raise unique safety concerns for organizers and attendees alike.

With event emergencies and attacks on the rise globally, organizations should prepare their employees to respond to any large-scale event disruption, from power outages and crowd surges to active shooter threats and natural disasters.

Nick Dawe is the Division Chief and Fire Marshal for Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services. After contributing to a recent Billboard Magazine article on the topic, Nick joined the show to share safety tips for any event, including:

  • Items to have on hand in the event of an emergency
  • Warning signs to watch for when attending big gatherings
  • The organizational benefits of preparing and educating your people on how to respond to active threats
  • Suggestions for how to respond to event emergencies based on the scenario

The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia.

You can find this interview and many more by following The Employee Safety Podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Nick Dawe, Cobb County Fire
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