I was giving a talk for Profoto last night, during the light change I talked about the importance of putting weights and sandbags for light stands and booms -- that I'd been on sets when lights fall -- and boom! A beauty dish crashed to the floor behind me.
Oh. The irony.
At least no one was injured, and the light survived the crash (amazingly. The last 2m fall I experienced didn't kill the bulb either. Profoto FTW~!).
But yeah, studio safety. Use sandbags, weigh down booms, tape down wires and no uncapped liquids anywhere near the equipment vicinities.
A while back I was privileged with a featured interview for designTAXI.
Check it out here: The Front Seat Interview - Melancholy as an Aesthetic Emotion