Brian D. Avery talks safety...

On Amusement Rides, Attractions, and Events.


Ride safety consultant and lecturer at the University of Florida Brian Avery discussed the tragic events surrounding the drop tower accident in Orlando, FL.


Fox 35 - Good Day Orlando

Orlando, FL - March 29

WFTV Channel 9

Orlando, FL - March 25

Brian Avery, a 25-year ride-safety expert based in Gainesville, FL, told Channel 9, ‘I have serious concerns’ about harness in teen’s death on Orlando FreeFall

Orlando Sentinel 

Orlando, FL - March 25

Brian Avery, an independent ride safety consultant and lecturer at the University of Florida, said it is difficult to tell what led to the accident from the publicly available information. 14-year-old boy killed in fall from ICON Park’s Orlando Free Fall ride, deputies say

Security Monitoring Screens

Since 9/11, Orlando theme parks have tightened security to fend off new threats


'Bubble Soccer' Injury Ends in $4.6M Verdict After Defense Rejected $1M Settlement.

Minutes could have taken their lives’: Experts say Rascal Flatts crowd deserved more info.

Music Concert

Severe Weather Planning Improves Public Event Safety

Hurricane Map

Cheddar News - Astroworld Tragedy

Expert Talks How Preventable Astroworld Tragedy Could Have Been After At Least 8 Dead After Crowd Surge

Brian D. Avery, managing member at Event Safety Services joins Cheddar News to discuss how preventable the recent crowd surge at Travis Scott's Astroworld was.



In 1895, crowds flooded Coney Island to see America’s first-ever looping coaster: the Flip Flap Railway. But its thrilling flip caused cases of severe whiplash, neck injury, and even ejections. Today, coasters can pull off far more exciting tricks and do it safely.

Brian D. Avery investigates what roller coasters are doing to your body and how they’ve managed to get scarier and safer at the same time. [TED-Ed Animation by Stretch Films Inc].