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St. Patty’s Day Parade

The Hibernian Society of Utah exists to preserve and promote Irish history, culture and traditions in Utah. This year at the 41st annual St. Patty’s Day parade, folks came out in droves dawning green garb, traditional Irish dress and great big smiles. The parade march began at 200 South and 500 East and proceeded west …

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OTW Safety at Night on Commonwealth

Summer is event season at OTW Safety. Just down the street from our offices at Night on Commonwealth there were live local bands, beat boy dancers, artists selling their wares, food trucks and of course, a bar with wine, beer, and Dented Brick Distillery cocktails! Our colorful crowd barricades and signage were put to good …

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OTW Safety at the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Contest

Every year, outdoor enthusiasts descend on Salt Lake City to sample all the industry’s latest gear. This ocean of puffy jackets, beards, and beanies provides the perfect backdrop for some friendly (and very intense) competition — the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Championship. This year’s competition, featuring some of the best climbers in the world, proved to …

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A Stampede Caused by Metal Barricades

According to an article published by The Commercial Appeal back in May, crowds on Beale Street in Memphis mistook crashing metal barricades for gunshots and started fleeing in all directions. Hundreds of people ran toward the exits, two were arrested, and others ended up in the hospital. Beale Street is a historic district in downtown …

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Serious Safety, Fun Interaction

When people get together in large groups, having fun is often the goal. At concerts, sporting events, exhibitions, rallies, or public speeches, the last thing on your mind is safety—that’s why it’s the first thing on ours. OTW Safety is the leader in passive crowd control safety and security. For over ten years, our crowd …

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