Theatrical Arts Safety

Faculty, staff, and students are involved in numerous phases of production including design, set construction, props, lighting, audio & visual, special effects, costumes, theatrical makeup, and front of house activities. All of these phases of production present a wide diversity of health and safety hazards including physical, chemical, and mechanical hazards.

The following guidelines are to be followed to ensure safe practices.

  • Aerial Work Platform Safety
  • Cosmetic Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fall Protection – Catwalk Safety
  • Hazard Communication
  • Housekeeping
  • Ladder Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Materials Handling – Safe Lifting and Moving Materials
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Rigging – Hoists and Winches
  • Rigging – Ropes, Cordage and Chains
  • Slip, Trip and Fall
  • Special Props – Edged Weapons
  • Special Props – Firearms
  • Storage
  • Tools and Machines – General Shop Safety
  • Tools and Machines – Bench Grinder
  • Tools and Machines – Drill Press
  • Tools and Machines – Miter Saw
  • Tools and Machines – Scroll Saw
  • Tools and Machines – Table Saw
  • Tools and Machines – Vertical Band Saw