Crowd Control Barriers set up incorrectly or not at all can be disastrous for events no matter what Size.
Crowd Control Barriers are also known as Pedestrian Barriers or Safety Barriers and are highly effective in controlling Small to Large Crowds.
Crowd Control Barriers Benefits include;
- Crowd Management
- Orderly Fashion Queues
- Stops Crowd Surges
- Pedestrian Safety
- Vehicle Safety
Pedestrian Barriers are easy to Transport, Install, Dismantle and Store, are commonly made from Recycled Steel, and often can be Bought or Hired for your event space.
The key to running a successful event with effective Crowd Control is all in the Planning.
You have found a Reputable Temporary Fencing Supplier and have decided to Buy or Hire your Pedestrian Barricades.
The first stage of your Planning is to ensure your Barriers arrive in ample time for your event.
Ensure you have given your Supplier your required date, and Delivery to your Event Destination has been agreed, giving you time to Set Up your Crowd Control Plan.
Before your Team begin to set up, Plan your Control Barriers Layout well in advance.
There is lots of help available when planning Crowd Control from;
- Your Supplier may have an Experienced Temporary Fencing Team
- Health & Safety Executive Advice
- Expert Risk Assessment
More significant Events or Building Site Management will involve more Complicated Planning and is likely to have Regulations in place which should be followed.
For smaller events where standard queue management is required, build your plan around;
- The Queue Entrance
- The Queue
- Check Point
With this in mind, you will have a vision of where your customers will be arriving and how you can move them to their destination.
Control Barriers automatically remind customers to form an orderly queue and give them assurances of safety and will help to avoid a crowd surge or queue jumping.
Remember, your Barriers are there to support your security team. They are not a stand-alone solution, and the queue should be closely monitored.
Pedestrian Barricades connect using a Hook and Eye method, which means gaps can be quickly opened if your Team spot an issue.
You can add value to your Barriers by using Powder Coated Coloured Barriers which give Coded Signals to your Visitors.
Barriers are available in;
- Custom Colours
Additionally, remember to use Signage to signpost pedestrians to their destination.
And, why not utilise your Crowd Barriers further by using them to generate a Return on Investment by adding Advertising Hoarding and Showcasing your Brand.
Pedestrian Control Barriers are now a must.
Further Government Legislation including the “protect duty” is due to be passed for additional Measures at both Large and Small Venues.
These Versatile, Durable, Cost-Effective Temporary structures will ensure your Customers keep coming back.