ENT2102 Event Safety
Faculty Susan Brandt
3 Credits 4 Hours
2 hours lecture, 2 hour lab
Pre-requisite: ENT 1102 Health and Safety in Live Entertainment and ENT 2210 Advanced Scenic Construction or 2290 Video Studio Operations or 2350 Lighting Controls for Stage and Audio or 2370 Sound Technology II
The course will promote safety, training and supervision of performance venues and staff. The students will examine the NFPA codes and OSHA regulations as they relate to live performance planning and execution. The class will visit local venues and learn firsthand how facilities adapt to produce live events in a safe environment. They will write case studies of local venues focusing on safety and the relationship between the venue, the artists and the audience. Students will learn to plan, organize, and execute safe and effective live productions.
Online Course Technology Prerequisites
- You will need an email account and should be comfortable using it. The college provides an email account to all students.
- You should have access to and be able to use the Mozilla, Internet Explorer, Chrome Internet Explorer browsers with Blackboard. AOL users should maximize the Internet Explorer browser and minimize AOL.
- You need access to a computer with at least 256 MB RAM and an Internet connection via a 56k modem or, ideally, the college T1 line.
- To make sure you have the online skills necessary to take this course; please take the online survey. You will receive a score and information letting you know if you are prepared to take an online course.
How to obtain the beginners guide to Blackboard and take the online survey
- Go to the City Tech Home Page
- Click on helpful links.
- Scroll down to “Websupport 1.”
- Scroll down to Instructional Technology Tutorials and Handouts
- Scroll down to “Beginners Guide to Blackboard,” and click.
- A series of instructional tutorials is listed.
- *Student training is also available in the open student lab in the General Building, sixth floor, Room G600. The phone number for the lab is (718)254-8565.
- Online Component Description
- All assignments are posted in the assignment area of the course menu.
- All assignments must be turned in the assignments tab in Black board.
- I will be checking black board three times a week.
- I will be checking my email Monday through Friday
- ANNOUNCEMENT is the entry point. Announcements tell you everything you might expect to hear at the beginning of a class if we were in a classroom. In our virtual classroom, you must read the announcements each time you enter the course by logging on. Check these announcements three times a week.
- INFORMATION is where you will find links for openlab content and virtual classroom zoom link,
- ASSIGNMENTS is where all assignments, quizzes and tests (with due dates) will be turned in.
- DISCUSSIONS- virtual bulletin boards to share class information and in class teamwork.
- TOOLS is where you will find tools to perform all your class assignments and projects.
- Process Safety Management SDS
- Process Safety Management Shop Safety
- Interpreting OSHA regulations
- Interpreting NFPA regulations
- Mapping audience flow
- Venue analysis
Required text and materials: none.
There is no specific textbook in the industry currently. I will be creating an OER for all course material. This will make the course affordable for all students enrolled. The website will allow flexibility in delivering learning material and allow for up-to-date information as the safety industry updates codes and standards.
|Recognize and understand roles of production team members.||This will be measured through evaluation of class discussion, written tests, and homework assignments.|
|Demonstrate ability to read and interpret OSHA and NFPA regulations and codes.||Analysis of OSHA and NFPA codes and regulations.|
|Demonstrate proper application of documentation before using fog or flame in a live performance venue.||Analysis of student planning for and documentation for use in a live venue.|
|Illustrate knowledge of current documents required for safety in the workplace.||Analysis of written tests, and homework assignments.|
|Demonstrate skills by reading and interpreting an Emergency action plan.||Analysis of written tests, and homework assignments.|
General education learning outcomes/assessment methods
|Evaluation: The students will read case studies and evaluate the outcomes.||This will be measured in classwork and assignments.|
|Comprehension: Through assigned readings and classroom lectures students will learn about OSHA and NFPA codes and regulations and how to apply them.||This will be measured in classwork and the production book assignment.|
|Analysis: Students will participate in active observation of walking surfaces, raised surfaces, ladders and lifts.||This will be measured through evaluation of observation and creation of safe work habits in live performance preparations.|
|Synthesis: Students will learn a code and apply it to a working shop or venue.||This will be measured through evaluation of an assignment.|