Analysis shows increase in crowd accidents

Analysis shows increase in crowd accidents

Scientists Claudio Feliciani, Alessandro Corbetta, Milad Haghani and Katsuhiro Nishinari executed an analysis on trends in crowd accidents. This analysis is based on a database of crowd accidents that was developed for the period of 1900-2019 through an investigation...
Dealing with changed crowd behaviour: always be ready

Dealing with changed crowd behaviour: always be ready

In many Western countries, experts are concerned about the increase in unruly behaviour among eventgoers and crowds at sporting events. While the event industry still has to recover from the enormous impact of COVID-19, crowd behaviour presents new challenges. What...
Crowd Safety Webinar: learning points from Astroworld

Crowd Safety Webinar: learning points from Astroworld

ESI commits itself to sharing knowledge and learning from past incidents. In this spirit, we held a webinar this month analyzing  the events that took place at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, on November 9, 2021. The webinar was built around several clips...
Support crowds in their response to threats

Support crowds in their response to threats

In recent years, largely due to terrorist attacks, the United Kingdom has had to deal with multiple false alarm incidents, in which crowds fled, with all the consequences to their safety and health. Prof. John Drury and his team* analysed these incidents. They present...