A. Unsafe conduct or conditions including maintenance hazards should be reported immediately to GWCC or Dome Security and supervisory event personnel of the responsible party.
B. Hazardous work areas are defined as any area on the premises where exhibits, equipment and freight are being handled (e.g., loading dock areas, exhibit halls, service corridors and staging areas), but may also include public areas in the main concourse. Within these areas and throughout the premises, the following guidelines will be enforced:
1. No alcoholic beverages or illegal or controlled substances are permitted.
2. No horseplay, practical joking, etc., is allowed.
3. No speeding (over 5 mph) or reckless use of vehicles is allowed.
4. No flammable liquids may be brought into or stored in the building. Nor may anyone refuel their vehicle in these areas. Refueling must occur at least seventy-five (75) feet outside the building or covered areas.
5. Access to fire exit doors and corridors must be maintained throughout the move-in/move-out period.
6. All utility panels, switch gear, fire hose cabinets, standpipes, fire extinguishers and fire alarms must remain visible and accessible at all times.
7. Oil spills, loose or missing floor box covers and other apparent safety hazards should be reported immediately to GWCC or Dome Security.
8. Work activities in the upper level concourse areas require additional supervision to ensure safety of guests attending other events. Control rope, signage and other warning devices may be required.
C. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code has been adopted, with specific revisions and interpretations, as a guideline for the review of events held at the GWCC or Dome. Information regarding the fire code may be obtained through the Event Coordinator. Please note the following highlights:
1. Two-story exhibit booths are addressed in special regulations provided by the Fire Marshal. See MULTI-STORY EXHIBIT BOOTH GUIDELINES in Section 2 of this event policy manual.
2. All drapes, curtains, table coverings, skirts, carpet and any materials used in exhibits must be flame retardant.
3. Fire hose cabinets, fire extinguishers, sprinklers, fire exit doors, routes of egress and any other fire safety device must not be hidden from view or have its accessibility blocked.
4. No crates, packing material, wooden boxes or other highly combustible materials may be stored in exhibit halls, meeting rooms or fire exit areas.
5. Vehicles on display shall have full fuel tank. A gas cap must be in place, or the tank must be adequately sealed off. Battery cables must be disconnected and taped to avoid sparking.
6. Each planned use of pyrotechnics and welding equipment, open flames, smoke-emitting materials or large amounts of combustible materials as part of an exhibit must be reviewed and approved by the Event Coordinator and the Fire Marshal.
7. Lasers and x-ray equipment may only be used after receiving approval from the Georgia Department of Human Resources—Radiological Division. Call the Event Coordinator for more information.
D. Passenger elevators and escalators are not to be used to transport freight or other setup materials. Freight elevators are available for this purpose.