PLASA Members’ Area

Direct help from the experts

We’ve got a team of experienced industry professionals on hand to provide advice and guide you through legalese.

Premier members can take advantage of up to 1 hour of free advice each month; Standard and Small Business 30 minutes a month.

James Eade

Electrical Safety Management

James Eade is a Chartered Engineer who has worked in theatre, touring, events and allied sectors for over 30 years, developing a wealth of knowledge in electrical and control systems engineering.

James represents the industry on several standards committees and can provide help and advice on:

  • Electrical and general electrotechnical standards and legislation compliance advice
  • Electrical safety management planning for event production, rental companies and offices/workshops
  • Guidance on forthcoming new requirements for workplace appliance testing (‘PAT’)
  • Electrical design reviews and commissioning requirements

Audio installation and standards

Roland Hemming has worked in professional audio for over 30 years. He designs systems and provides product development and compliance advice.

Roland can provide help and and advice on:

  • Audio system design for installation projects
  • Audio standards
  • Digital audio networking
  • Voice Alarm systems and system compliance
  • Voice Alarm product compliance including EN 54
Roland Hemming

Tom Goode

Technical, Production & Safety Services

Tom Goode is a Production Manager and Chartered Safety Practitioner with over 30 years of experience delivering Technical, Production and Safety services to all sectors of the Live Event industry.

Tom can provide help and and advice on:

  • Relevant good practice guidance for production activities across all event sectors
  • The application of UK safety legislation and official guidance to the live production, entertainment and event industry
  • How specific regulations such as LOLER, CDM, W@H relate to live production and event services, and what duty holders need to do to comply
  • General H&S queries

To speak to one of these industry experts, contact the PLASA team:
+44 (0)1323 524 120