Mutual Aid Risk & Safety


MARS offers a variety of consulting, training, emergency and risk management services for festivals, corporate clients, volunteer organizations, and non-profits. Contact us to review your organizational needs as we tailor each assessment to your unique circumstances.

Emergency Management

Mutual Aid Risk & Safety can support your organization in liaising with government and public safety agencies, as well as coordinating vendors who provide communications, medical, security, harm reduction, and safety services. This support can include auditing existing emergency action plans, staff training, staffing emergency operation command posts, and developing new disaster, severe weather or contingency plans. MARS can provide a turnkey solution to provide Emergency Management functions for your organization should you not have internal resources, or can function as a consultant to help your organization develop it's own internal resources.

Risk Management

MARS can work in conjunction with your insurance company to do risk assessments and hazard mitigation for temporary mass gatherings, events, festivals and their support infrastructure. Typically we provide both you and your insurance company a report on the notable and positive mitigation strategies and procedures in effect with the goal of lowering your insurance premiums as well as your risk for lawsuits. Additional risk management services includes site safety services, third party post-incident investigations, compliance reviews, as well as developing policy and procedure.


Mutual Aid Risk & Safety has developed a proprietary staff and security training tool that allows non-medical personal a quick and easy reference tool. It's currently integrated into a National Institute of Health funded project to train staff and enhance venue operations. For more details on if this tool is right for your organization please contact us and we'll review it with you in more detail. Other types of trainings offered by MARS or by one of MARS recommended training partners includes Harm Reduction, First Aid, CPR, Emergency Medical Technician, Guard Card, Incident Command, and basic Fire Safety.