stage collapse

Touring personnel have been going to outdoor venues for decades facing outdoor conditions that include scaffold staging and roof systems.  During this time there have been incidents and...
UPDATE Sunday, 6/17, 11:50 AM PDT. We had the name of the crew member killed in the Toronto collapse yesterday afternoon but opted to wait until we were sure his family had been notified before...
From IndyStar.com State inspectors this week ordered a temporary stage to be replaced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway — but the enforcement had nothing to do with any new rules or requirements...
LATEST NEWS: TOUR MANAGER FACING BLAME IN COLLAPSE.Sugarland Tour Manager, Hellen Rollens, appears to be the newest scapegoat in the stage collapse lawsuits, as attorneys in the depositions continued...
In the wake of last summer's catastrophic failure of the Grandstand Stage at the Indiana State Fair experts in structural engineering and emergency response were asked to investigate. Their reports...
Rome-based Matteo Armelini, 32, died and two other workmen suffered minor injuries while they were erecting one of the stage structures for a Laura Pausini concert at the Palacalafiore sports...
December 13, 2011 — According to UPI.com, a stage being built for a concert by Italian rocker Javanotti collapsed Monday, killing one person and injuring eight in Trieste, Italy. Rescue workers said...
The latest round in the fallout from the Indiana stage collapse last summer is the release of 911 tapes and communications between fair officials and first responders. You will have to sit through a...
 By Linda Evans and Bill Evans As is the norm for any tragic event on American soil, first there are the stories of immense heroism, then the finger pointing begins and soon after the lawsuits...
A fund to help the children of Nathan Byrd has been set-up IATSE Local 30. Byrd, a single father with 2 children ages 13 & 15, was the operator of the follow-spot who lost his life last...
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