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by Dax Cochran, on Jul 3, 2018 10:08:40 AM

The Event Safety Summit is an annual gathering of safety-minded event organizations and professionals. Having attended each year since its inception, I strongly encourage any of my colleagues or clients …

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Topics:Event SafetyLive Events

by Dax Cochran, on May 25, 2018 2:15:00 PM

With automated weather forecasting, monitoring, and alerting getting better each day, do you need a meteorologist to support your event? The short answer is yes - yes you do. While …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent Safety

by Mike Eilts, on Apr 4, 2018 1:59:06 PM

Every year, stadiums, concerts, speedways, and amusement parks are frequently threatened by cloud-to-ground lightning. These types of venues are incredibly vulnerable to lightning due to the large number of people …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent SafetyLive EventsLightning

by Dax Cochran, on Feb 29, 2016 11:25:02 AM

As festival season cranks up, so does severe weather season. Festival and event managers are busy finalizing details for the event, securing vendors, and wrapping up all loose ends. With …

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Topics:Event Safety

by Dax Cochran, on Jan 13, 2016 3:20:04 PM

This week at Tourlink, I had the opportunity to participate in the first Event Safety Access Core training course. This is over 6 hours of ESA approved entry level safety …

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Topics:Event Safety

by Dax Cochran, on Dec 15, 2015 10:14:53 AM

Earlier this month, safety minded leaders, from all walks of the live event industry, gathered for the 2nd annual Event Safety Summit at Rock Lititz, outside of Lancaster, PA. The …

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Topics:Event Safety

by Dax Cochran, on Oct 19, 2015 12:18:30 PM

Over the past few seasons, many festival and event managers have recognized the need for, and implemented, professional weather support from WDT. It's not just about getting a forecast or an …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent Safety

by Steve Miller, on Sep 20, 2015 2:16:41 PM

Unlikely partners? WDT's WeatherOps team has partnered with the #43 car driven by Aric Almirola and owned by Richard Petty Motorsports. This may seem like an odd relationship until the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent Safety