Why Sound System Safety Is So Important

There are times when you need to rely on professionals.

Welcome to Part 2 of our series of videos about live sound in the House of Worship environment.


In this video, Yamaha product manager John Schauer focuses on safety issues, explaining the difference between what can be done by volunteers in your House of Worship and what needs to be done by professionals. As an example, electrical wiring and the hanging (or “rigging”) of speakers from the ceiling should only be done by a licensed contractor — not only because it is an absolute requirement for insurance purposes but for the safety of your staff and parishioners. Also included are a number of tips for easily implemented safety measures, such as taping down onstage cables and using proper instrument stands:

Coming next month: Setup and Teardown Tips for Portable Sound Systems


Click here for Part 1 in this series: “Selecting a PA System for Your Worship Venue”


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