The safety of any event is primordial, as human lives, goods, objectives, all can be involved and sustain damage or be lost stolen and so on. It doesn’t even have to go that far, it is sufficient to have a personal event such as a wedding crashed due to a lack of security personnel that it can leave an undesirable blemish on an otherwise outstanding event.
So, careful planning, precautions and even educating the attendees of the event to the extent possible can insure that the event goes as planned without any further incidents. The following is a brief and yet comprehensive guide to event planning that can help as a draft for anyone who wants to consider on site security London servicesfor a large number of events, larger and smaller.
1. Event location
It is vital that the location be scouted, and all possible security breaches be noted down and dealt with later. For interior spaces that means knowing where all the exits are, including emergency passages, hidden passages and so forth. For outdoors, the scouting process will have to deal with any pathways, access ways and the zone in itself, which, for high brow events has to be secured as well. A perimeter has to be indicated, and various positions enforced to a smaller or greater degree.
2. Knowing the event
In order to know how to organize the security of the event, an outline of the event has to be plotted. How many attendees, what activities will occur, where will the attendees be located and whether there is any remarkable attendees which need further security measures to insure their safety.
3. Knowing the attendees
This will include an estimate of the number of people present, whether they will have access in the premises unrestricted or based on a screening, whether there are any attendees which require entrance without verifying them – VIPs, etc. At this stage the security measures can diversify depending on the type of event and on the status of the people invited. This has to be passed down to all security personnel and also, the roles that the security guards will have can be discussed.
4. What incidents are probable to occur?
A list of all the incidents that are likely to occur has to be plotted as well. This is event specific, and, to continue with the example mentioned above, a wedding will be bound to have some uninvited guests, maybe some inebriation or some other problems of the sort. Depending on the type of incidents that can be expected the VIP London bodyguard services will be prepared in advance as to the way to respond and how their responsibilities will be divided amongst them.
5. Communication during the event
Most important during the event, the security services must have a clear way of communicating and of staying in touch with each other as well as with the attendees when necessary. This will include means of communication and the hierarchical organization of all security personnel.
A complete guide to create safer events