Keeping Yourself and Your Attendants Safe on The Job.
I see many posts in the photo booth forums, (particularly the womens forums) in regards to keeping themselves and their staff safe whilst working their booth attendant gigs. I'm not talking about general O,H & S issues here, I'm talking about taking precautions when entering private homes, dark venues, walking to and from the car etc. Of course our staff are advised to leave the event immediately if they feel unsafe, to alert us and we will pack down the booth and take care of everything. Their safety is the most important thing.
When we are attending these functions, sometimes unloading in dark alleyways, walking into a strangers home, or a football function that gets a little rowdy. The truth is we never really know what we are walking into when we go to a job.
Whilst we should be able to go about our business confidently and without fear, we need to remain aware of our surrounds and take precautions to help ensure we are safe. Many of our photo booth hires take place in Melbourne CBD and surrounds.
Here's a few things we do as small personal safety precautions: