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WHEN THINGS FALL DOWN…. Stage Collapse at Bearded Theory Music Festival 2009. Bearded Theory. Near Ashbourne, Derbyshire 15 - 17 May 2009 1,500 capacity 5 stages Various marquees, tents, activities. Pre-Event Planning. Draft Licence Application - Dec 2008 Advice to Organiser - Jan 2009

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When things fall down

WHEN THINGS FALL DOWN…

Stage Collapse at Bearded Theory Music Festival 2009


Bearded theory

Bearded Theory

  • Near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

  • 15 - 17 May 2009

  • 1,500 capacity

  • 5 stages

  • Various marquees, tents, activities


Pre event planning

Pre-Event Planning

  • Draft Licence Application - Dec 2008

  • Advice to Organiser - Jan 2009

  • Emergency Planning Meeting - Jan 2009

  • Full Licence Application - Feb 2009

  • ESMP – Feb 2009

  • Site Visits – Feb 2009

  • Full Site Inspection - 15 May 2009


The incident

The Incident

  • 16 May 2009

  • Collapse of Saddlespan S2000 Stage

  • 3 People Suffered Minor Injuries

  • Other Damage on Site

  • Emergency Services Attended

  • HSE Called into Action

  • LA investigation


Investigation

Investigation

  • Organiser employed expert contractors

  • Stage erected according to instructions

  • Wind speed monitoring undertaken

  • Sudden and severe weather event

  • Supports pulled from ground by wind

  • Stage structure collapsed due to subsequent lack of support


Outcomes

Outcomes

  • Independent structural surveyor

  • Greater awareness of wind loads

  • Weather planning – forecasts and local stations

  • Wind speed monitoring

  • Full co-operation of organiser

  • Input to TDS review


Any questions

Any questions?


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