Keeping large events on track is no easy task. It requires organisational skills, management skills, and attention to detail, as well as the ability to adapt when things go wrong. It also requires a person who knows how to delegate and how to find the right team for the job and this is where event security can be very helpful.
Public events are complicated and can go wrong in any number of ways, but first and foremost among them is poor behaviour from attendees. If attendees don’t understand how they’re supposed to behave, or actively choose to break the rules then things can get dangerous fast. Even when all parties are acting in good faith, mistakes can happen, which is why it’s vitally important to have someone around to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
With competent event security however, problems can be kept to a minimum and your event will run far more smoothly.
The Role Of Event Security
It’s worth noting that there are a few misconceptions out there about what the exact role of event security is and today we thought we’d clear them up.
While it’s true that event security is responsible for preventing or dispersing violence or disruptions, that’s far from the full extent of what we do. In totality, the purpose of event security is to minimise hazards across the board.
Sometimes that’s as simple as being a responsible presence in the room or ensuring that attendees are fully aware of the rules. Other times it can even just mean giving directions or helping to solve problems as and when they arise.
Maintaining Composure In Tricky Situations
All that being said, occasionally, difficult situations do break out – especially when alcohol is involved – but wherever possible we still try to avoid developing an adversarial role towards attendees. After all, we’re here to keep them safe and while that can mean showing a stern, authoritative face, it also means never escalating a situation unless completely necessary.
Our first priority above all else is to take responsibility for the safety of everyone involved.
Saving You From Legal Hassle
By hiring event security, you’ll not only be ensuring that your event is safe and hassle free, but you’ll also be protecting yourself from potential legal trouble if someone should get hurt. Most of the time, when people attend large events, they are operating on the assumption that security will be present and that they are in safe hands. It’s our job to make that assumption a reality.
For more information about arranging event security, you can contact Total Guard Security at 020 8637 1406 / 07877 685922 / 07432659858 or fill out the email form on our website.