Industry Accidents

The EN 17206 has been drafted to provide a proactive tool to designers and machinery manufacturers to reduce the risk related to stage machinery. This includes machinery that is put into service or placed on the market as intrinsically safe machinery.

However, the entertainment industry, due to its nature, has the creative habit of putting people in the hazard zone on purpose, for the sake of the “wow” effect. Unfortunately, accidents do happen.
Below is a collection of some of the accidents related to the entertainment industry, published or available on the web or collected from social media.