Alumni, Students and faculty at UCF’s Theater Department are super excited to finally be working with a brand new SkyDeck™ tension wire grid system. For years the department had wanted to create a better, safer working and learning environment for their students. The original pipe grid was difficult to access. Lighting positions above seating and scenery was impossible to reach without doing a “grid crawl” which consisted of literally crawling out on the grid while wearing a safety harness with two lanyards. Due to this, only a couple of people could actively work on show lighting at the same time.
Q: How do you know if you need an annual rigging inspection?
A: If you have overhead rigging, then you need an inspection!
Q: How can you tell if you need an annual rigging inspection?
A: If you have overhead rigging, then you need an annual inspection!
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