Working at Height for Non-Riggers and Developing a Fallen Worker Rescue Plan
Many crafts in the entertainment industry other than riggers work at height. Follow spot operators, truss spot operators, lighting and video technicians and audio crews all work at elevation. What do these workers need to know before going up to do their work? What do you need to know if you are the employer? When a fall arrest system is used to protect a worker from a catastrophic fall, it's paramount to get them to the ground as soon as possible. By law there must be a rescue plan in place to do so, with the needed resources and personnel in place before a fall occurs. A part of this plan includes training. We will discuss the various nuances to creating the plan and providing the training.