The following pages could be classed as case studies; but as we are making no suggestions or conclusions, they are more a gathering of information. We have done this to assist in the understanding of how a crowd related incident can come to being.
As will all the information provided on this site, we leave it to you as the reader to come to you own conclusion and hopefully continue your research and where possible prevent incidents happening again. All information is gathered from internet based sources to allow as wide a spread of resources as possible. This will come in the form of links to news and webpages, videos and PDF/Doc downloads. Some of the pages may contain links to a Google Drive. This is provided by WorkingWithCrowds to assist you gain access to the PDF/Dec downloads. We are aware of the uncertainty when it comes to down loading documents from the internet.
Where possible, we will update pages with relevant information and new information as we become aware of it. If you know of information in relation to any of the provided incidents, please get in touch with us to allow inclusion.
The Journal of Crowd Safety and Security Management – An Online Journal (JCSSM) was an educational, industry oriented journal which is designed to serve as a forum for practitioners, scholars, and students who where actively engaged in the academically fledgling industry of crowd safety and security.
Through the Journals short run (2009-2012) it published essays, discussion and research notes, book reviews, and commentaries. The overriding aim of the Journal was to contribute actively to the professionalisation of the crowd safety and security industry by creating a platform which encourages dialogue between the industry and academia, and promotes research and good practice.
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow.Saturday January 2 1971.
66 fans where killed in a crowd related incident within the stadium; stairway 13 in the East terrace. Among the victims where 31 teenagers and the youngest fan being only 9 years old.
On 15 April 1989, 96 victims lost their lives and 766 supporters were injured, in what is commonly know as The Hillsborough disaster. A fatal crowd crush occurred during the FA Cup semi-final; Liverpool v Nottingham Forest. The match was held at Hillsborough Stadium in the city of Sheffield, England. The incident occurred in the Leppings Lane stand; confined to two standing-only central pens, allocated to Liverpool supporters.
The Station nightclub fire, Thursday, February 20, 2003, Rhode Island. The fire was caused by pyrotechnics during the headlining band Great White, which ignited flammable sound insulation. Fire with intense black smoke engulfed the club in minutes. The toxic smoke, heat and crowd crush at exits killed 100; 230 were injured.
On a day that has not been seen in our industry in 10 years, we have created this page to collect initial reports and updates. It is upsetting when a single life is lost during a planned and organised event, the numbers that have been printed and reported today and tragic.
Please ignore all references to the words “Stampede”, this site condemns the use of this description of a crowd related incident as misleading to the reader. Please read the related research by professional and respected practitioners in the field of crowd safety management, risk analysis and phycology to better understand the events of today
This is a collection of information in regards to the death of Three teenagers and 30 injured people at a free concert at the Francisco de Miranda Park in Caracas, by the Venezuelan trap singer Netro Shorty.
This is not an endorsement of the following provision of service within football stadiums, but observations of the area and the discussions surrounding the implementation of the area. This is the personal opinion of the person writing this blog and has no association with the implementation of the products or providers.