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Short Course in Management of Temporary Electrical Systems

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 1 day August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice. [+]

The event industry has developed a wide variety of electrical distribution equipment to facilitate installation in a ‘plug and play’ fashion. Whilst these systems are highly robust, they have led to a level of complacency with regard to electrical design, which has seen an increase in the risk of electric shock and fire. In the event of such an incident, BS 7909 may well be cited in any review proceedings.

This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice.

Topics Covered Newly developed, accessible course. BS 7909 increasingly cited by venues as the minimum compliancy standards. Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements. Understand the management structure, duties and responsibilities. Understand the correct audit and documentation procedures required for small and large events. Definitions, terms and principles of electrical circuits. Who Should Attend ... [-]

Short Course: 2-Day Rigging Course

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 2 days August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. [+]

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment.

It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation.

Topics Covered Regulations, guidance, standards, and working at height PPE inspection and Inspection records Basic lifting principles Rigging hardware – factors of safety, mode of use factors Truss theory, beams, load distributions, bridles, and angled loads Practical (Rigging hoists from bridles, floating the hoists, slinging and flying a truss-box, ropework from the flown box, de-rigging and packing away safely) Bridle choice from estimation, measurement and calculation Calculation of loads from Vector Analysis (Parallelogram of forces) Knots – Bowline and clove-hitch, and rope finishing Basket and choke techniques, shackle types Truss slinging Hoist operation and electrical safety Rescue planning Who Should Attend ... [-]