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4 Janvier , 2008:
Dangerous specialise in the most vibrant Led show around

Dangerous will also be appearing on the new series of Britains Got TalentIn 2007 Peter Thornett raised money and awareness for Epilepsy Action and F.A.B.L.E( and raised the profile of Performing Arts and stiltwalkers( by walking from John O'Groats to Lands End, also on stilts starting 19th May 2007. Please follow this link for further details

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Glow performers are ideal where fire is not an option.

Dangerous entertainers also provide full arena sized fire shows tailored to your needs. Please call for further details as larger scale shows require more time and carefull planning.

Tel : Peter Thornett 00 44 (0) 7966 689 628

Tel : Dan Collins 00 44 (0) 7900 464 683

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RISK ASSESMENT

Significant Hazards People at Risk Safety Controls
Stilt Walkers    
Falling and Tripping Performer Audience Pre-show assessment of performance area to identify stairs, stages, slopes and other hazardous features.

Plan show to minimise danger accordingly.

Knee pads are worn.

Stilt walker trained to control fall.

Pushed or tripped by member of public Performer Audience

Where appropriate and available, member of security staff to accompany performers.

Extra vigilance by performers

Equipment Failure Performer Audience

Use of high quality equipment fit for use.

Regular equipment check prior to each use.

Knee pads are worn.

Stilt walker trained to control fall.

Bright lights and lasers can damage eyes. Performer

Pre-show risk assessment to identify location of lasers and lights.

Avoid looking directly at lights and lasers.

Collision with overhead features such as scaffolding, lights, joists, speakers. Performer Pre-show risk assessment to identify overhead features that may course a hazard. Avoidance of such features.
Strains, sprains, pulled muscles and other damage to body. Performer Full warm-up and stretch prior to each show.
     
Fire Performers    
Equipment Failure Audience Sturdy construction of equipment and high quality materials used.

Regular checks of equipment.

Pre-show risk assessment.

Reinforced nylon safety straps worn with chain retainers.

Safe distance of 3M from performer to audience.

Loss of grip Audience

Reinforced nylon safety wrist straps worn with chain retainers.

Safe distance of 3M from performer to audience.

Clothing catching fire Performer Audience

No loose clothing worn that could get caught.

Avoidance of most highly flammable materials. (i.e. nylon and fleece)

Fire blanket and fire extinguisher readily available.

Hair catching fire Performer Audience

Long hair is tucked into clothing or tied back.

Fire blanket and fire extinguisher readily available.

Fumes and smoke from extinguished equipment Performer Audience Fire bucket for used fire equipment, covered with damp cloth to kill smoke.

Safe distance of 3M from performer to audience.

Paraffin flying off from fire equipment during show. Audience

All fire equipment is shaken-off prior to each use to remove excess paraffin.

Safe distance of 3M from performer to audience.

Venue catching fire Performer Audience Hazards are assessed prior to show with focus on dusty drapes / curtains and likely flammable banners / displays. These are best avoided.
Burns from flames and hot equipment Performer Performers are trained to handle equipment responsibly.

Hot metal parts are avoided.

Fire blanket and fire extinguisher readily available.

Performer is basic Health and Safety trained to deal with burns.

Paraffin spillage Performer Audience Paraffin kept in appropriate metal container.
Strains, sprains, pulled muscles and other damage to body. Performer Full warm-up and stretch prior to each show.
     
Angle Grinder Acts    
Injury from grinding blade Performer Audience

Reinforced nylon harness fixed to grinder.

Leather Gauntlets worn.

Hand-guard fitted to grinding rod.

Metal sparks in eyes Performer Audience Appropriate eye protection worn.

Safe distance from audience of 4M.

Electrocution Performer RCD plugs fitted on grinders.
Burn from hot metal or grinding blade Performer Leather Gauntlets worn.
Fire from sparks on upholstery and décor Performer Audience Pre-show risk assessment of venue and appropriate action taken to minimise danger of fire i.e. avoidance of sparks directly onto dusty upholstery.

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