1.212.706.0514|tinc@tincproductions.com

Event Safety

  • Permalink Gallery

    Who’s Responsible for Safety? The Production Manager’s Duty of Care

Who’s Responsible for Safety? The Production Manager’s Duty of Care

Throughout both the planning process and while on site, I often find myself in conversations about who’s responsible for what. I cringe to myself when I hear people say, “well, that’s not my department.” Or “It’s on you if something happens.”  I have heard this from managers, designers and crew alike. While certain end decisions might not be yours to make, the reality is that making sure everyone goes home safe to their family […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Event Safety, All|Comments Off on Who’s Responsible for Safety? The Production Manager’s Duty of Care

How to Reinforce the Importance of Safety

This year at Tinc we’ve been focusing on our dedication, as production managers, to safety. We’ve been doing a full audit of our safety processes and procedures, and will continue sharing our process and findings here.

One of the biggest challenges we came up against was simply how to talk about safety without making people roll their eyes.  “Yeah, yeah, we know safety is important.”  We continue to do what we currently do because, of […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Event Safety, All|Comments Off on How to Reinforce the Importance of Safety

3 Truths about Safety in Theatre

The new year has brought about an increased focus and dedication to safety for the entire team at Tinc. We have been doing a full audit of all of our safety processes and procedures starting from the moment we onboard new employees or think about taking on a new project, to our interactions with venues, through every phase of production and long into post-production. This process of combing through our current processes has been […]

By |February 17th, 2016|Event Safety, All|Comments Off on 3 Truths about Safety in Theatre

Fashion Week 101: An Introduction to Fashion Week

As we near the end of January, New York begins preparing for a bi-annual event that turns the live event industry on its head: Fashion Week. As a freelance technician or designer you’ve probably heard a little about this mystical time of year and the riches that it potentially affords. Let’s take a look at some of the basics of working as a freelance technician during Fashion Week and what to expect.

Fashion Week […]

By |January 29th, 2016|Event Safety, All, White Papers|Comments Off on Fashion Week 101: An Introduction to Fashion Week
  • Permalink Gallery

    BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions

BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions

It’s that time of year where you might find yourself saying yes to a call, and then thinking…. “Yikes, it’s going to be cold out there.”  One of the joys of our industry is that it doesn’t stop.  There is work to be had all year round, but that also means that you may find yourself outside working in 10 degree weather.  Here are a few tips for prepping for winter time work and […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Event Safety, All, White Papers|Comments Off on BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions
  • Permalink Gallery

    The Forecast Says Rain: How to Build a Plan for Bad Weather At Events

The Forecast Says Rain: How to Build a Plan for Bad Weather At Events

The entire month of December, Tinc is partnering with Propared to present a series of blogs focused around event safety. This article was first published on December 15, 2015 by Propared. It is reprinted here in its entirety.
 

Why do the best event and production managers spend so much time planning? Even after amassing thousands of hours on site? Quite simply because they know they can’t control everything. Years of experience have taught them to be ready for situations […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Event Safety, White Papers, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Forecast Says Rain: How to Build a Plan for Bad Weather At Events
  • Permalink Gallery

    Playing with Fire: 3 Considerations for Special Effects in Live Events

Playing with Fire: 3 Considerations for Special Effects in Live Events

The entire month of December, Tinc is partnering with Propared to present a series of of blogs focused on event safety.
 

Earlier this month I had the honor of attending the annual summit of the Event Safety Alliance. We heard a presentation given by Bob Ross, Doug Adams, and Fiona Thain from Pyrotek about some of the serious considerations that need to be taken into account when deciding whether or not to use special effects in your show. […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Event Safety, All, White Papers|Comments Off on Playing with Fire: 3 Considerations for Special Effects in Live Events

16 Tips for Managing Tent Risk in Live Events

The entire month of December, Tinc is partnering with Propared to present a series of of blogs focused on event safety.

Last week I had the honor of attending the annual summit of the Event Safety Alliance. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing a series of blogs on some of what I learned.

We heard a presentation given by Tim Roberts about the complexities and potential dangers of designing, setting up, and operating tents […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Event Safety, All, White Papers|Comments Off on 16 Tips for Managing Tent Risk in Live Events