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Rigging Seminar

ENTERTAINMENT RIGGING SEMINAR

April 2 & 3, 2018

MASS MoCA and ADVANCED LIGHTING & PRODUCTION SERVICES will be hosting a 2-DAY Entertainment Rigging Seminar

Instructor Ethan Gilson – ALPS

This two-day classroom-based seminar covers a wide range of rigging basics used in the entertainment industry.

This course will focus on:

OSHA AND ANSI STANDARDS
HARDWARE
TRUSS
LIFTING OPTIONS
RIGGING LOAD CALCULATIONS
RIGGING TOOLS

Course price:

$350 per person (light breakfast, lunch and snacks)
Discounted rates available at Holiday Inn for only $105.00 per night (plus taxes and fees)

This session allows ETCP Certified Rigger to earn 16 renewal credits
(this is not a prep course for the ETCP test, but can be used as a great resource)

 

Day 1

  • OSHA
  • ANSI
  • Fall Protection & Fall Arrest
  • Hardware
    • Rope
    • Wire Rope
    • Slings
    • Shackles
    • Chain
    • Sheaves
    • Pipe
    • Beam Clamps
    • Strut
    • Misc. Hardware
    • Traveler Track
  • Reduction of Strength
  • Truss
  • Lifting Options
    • Chain Motors
    • Counter Weight
    • Block and Falls
    • Ground Supported Systems

 

Day 2

  • Rigging Load Calculations
    • Standard Definitions
    • Basic Engineering Principles
    • Simple Span
    • Center of Gravity
    • Cantilevers
    • Resultant Loads
    • Point Loads
    • Uniform Distributed Loads
    • Complex Structures
    • Math solutions to simple bridles
    • Vector solutions to simple bridles
  • Load Cells
  • Rigging Tools

 

For more information please contact Keith Nogueira at knogueira@massmoca.org.

 

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