Flynn Emergency Services can provide a "Crowd Manager" for venues such a bar, theater, nightclub, school, arena, or anyone hosting large crowds.

The duties of a crowd manager include conducting an inspection of their area of responsibility to identify and address any obstructions or barriers to exits and to direct and assist event attendees in evacuation during an emergency.

Our Crowd Mangers are trained in accordance with NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, NFPA 1 Fire Code as well as the International Fire Code (IFC) though the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM).

The 2020 International Fire Code as adopted by New York State, requires any establishment, venue, or event hosting 1,000 people or more have at least one person properly trained in managing the crowd.

403.12.3 Crowd managers. Where facilities or events involve a gathering of more than 500 people, crowd managers shall be provided in accordance with Sections 403.12.3.1 through 403.12.3.3.

403.12.3.1 Number of crowd managers. Not fewer than two trained crowd managers, and not fewer than one trained crowd manager for each 250 person or portion thereof, shall be provided for the gathering.


403.12.3/.2 Training. Training for crowd managers shall be approved.

403.12.3.3 Duties. The duties of crowd managers shall include, but not be limited to: