CONSTRUCTION SAFETY RULES
- Good housekeeping and clean and orderly work areas and equipment are fundamental to accident and fire prevention. Assigned work areas and equipment are to be cleaned and placed in order by each user at the end of his use or the end of each work period.
- Horseplay is forbidden.
- You are not to operate equipment for which you have not been trained.
- Performing arts technical facilities may not be used unless the Technical Director or his/her designated representative
is on duty. There must be at least two individuals present at all times when these facilities are in use.
- All accidents, including minor injuries, and all hazardous conditions are to be immediately reported to the Technical
Director or his/her designated representative.
- Eye protection is to be worn at all times by all individuals using power equipment that generates dust and/or
fragments. Hearing and other forms of protection devices are also available and recommended.
- Jewelry, ties and any apparel, which in the opinion of the Technical Director is hazardous, must not be worn while
working tech in the PAC. All workers must wear full shoes (no sandles). Long hair must be held back securely when working with power tools. Medallions or other jewelry hanging from the neck must not be worn when working with power tools.
- MACHINE GUARDS ARE TO BE IN PLACE AND IN USE WHEN EQUIPMENT IS IN OPERATION.
- Any tool is to be used only for the purpose for which it was designed.
- Defective tools must not be used. Turn them in for repair/replacement.
- No “Walkman” type radio/cassette/CD headphones are to be worn while in theatre and shop spaces.
- Never change a lamp, repair an instrument, or work on any piece of electrical equipment while it is still plugged in.
- Wear sturdy, rubber soled shoes and appropriate work clothing to all work calls.
- Eating, smoking, or drinking near the light board, sound board, and lighting equipment is prohibited.
- Do not work unsupervised, especially when working on the grid, in the FOH, or on ladders. Never work alone in the
- Use a wooden or fiberglass ladder, not metal, when focusing or doing any electrical work.
- Before going up a ladder to the grid or FOH, empty your pockets of all loose change, keys, etc.
- All crescent wrenches must have a safety tie line attached to your body when working over the stage or over the
- Do not use any equipment or perform any tasks that have not been explained to you by the Technical Director or
- At the end of each work day, all tools and materials are to be returned to their proper places and all areas left clean.
- Be sure that you know the locations of all fire extinguishers and know all shut down procedures in the event of fire or
1. EFFORTS and RESULTS
1.1 Qualities of effort such as speed, efficiency, organization, skill and commitment are always considered in
1.2 Ask how to do something if you are not sure.
1.3 Be immediately available to help.
1.4 Seek out ways to be helpful.
2. INITIATIVE and LEADERSHIP
2.1 Recognize the importance of the task at hand and take an aggressive role in devising effective and efficient
2.2 Be involved as a “team player.”
3.1 Take directions on a task; remember all of them and apply them.
3.2 Collaborate on methods for solving problems.
3.3 Exhibit alert interest in acquiring new knowledge. 4. DEDICATION and RESPONSIBILITY
3.4 Care enough to ensure that the group effort has a positive result on the production. o Be conscientious and strive to improve.
3.5 Be trustworthy without constant supervision.
4. DEDICATION and RESPONSIBILITY
4.1 Care enough to ensure that the group effort has a positive result on the production. o Be conscientious and strive to improve.
4.2 Be trustworthy without constant supervision.
5.1 When you sign up for an activity, it is mandatory to be at all calls and to be on time ready to work.
5.2 Do not underestimate the value of your presence.