Q&A: Penny Mellor & Carl A H Martin Talk Health, Safety & Welfare
The annual lunch time interview of one of the event industries VIPs
Penny Mellor & Carl A H Martin Talk Health, Safety & Welfare
Fifty years ago, Penny Mellor became a field worker for a recently founded charity, Festival Welfare Services, which she ended up running for nearly 20 years and whose remit was to take care of the health & safety of audiences and crew at events.
From the late seventies onwards, Penny has arranged welfare services, written welfare reports, and consulted for many events both in the UK and abroad. More recently, she has worked as an environmental assessor for A Greener Festival.
Penny has been involved with government departments and universities, and has written extensively about event safety, crowd management, and drug safety at events. And in 2018, she contributed the section of the Purple Guide dedicated to worker welfare.
Penny will be talking to Carl about her 50 years worth of experience on the frontline at events, and more…