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When and Where
  • 8/24/2021 12:00 PM EDT
  • 9/2/2099 12:00 PM EDT

This course offers virtual on-the-job training for riggers of all experience levels. We will focus on the functional aspects of up rigging, including (but not limited to)

  • Harness, lanyard and rope management
  • Working on a beam
  • How to wrap a steel basket, secure and strike it
  • Truss climbing
  • Timber hitches
  • Equipment inspection
  • Basic bridle theory
  • Fall Protection fundamentals

Most of what you will need to know to perform up rigging duties in an arena setting, and whatever else you have questions about.

1.5 ETCP Credits

Presenter: Phil van Hest provides Rigging, Fall Protection and Heavy Equipment instruction in the LA area. Before entering the world of rigging safety, Phil toured the world as a comic/writer/performer and thought twice about mentioning it; rigging and safety are famously humorless subjects. Phil is the Safety and Rigging Manager for Bigger Hammer Production Services, and an ETCP Recognized Trainer holding ETCP certifications in Arena and Theatrical rigging. He currently resides in Orange County, another place in California named after a thing that used to be there before it got paved over.

This webinar is being brought to you in part by Bigger Hammer Production Services.