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Define: Guardrail

a guard that consists of a top rail and a middle rail approximately halfway between the top rail and the work surface and is attached to the edge of the work surface or the toeboards

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Define: Toeboard

used on floor openings, platforms, and elevated platforms to prevent tools and other objects from rolling off or falling through

3

Define: Rake

acting area that is not horizontal (not an unbalanced stage)

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Define: Raked Stage

a stage whose deck is raked at an angle

5

Define: Raked Area

an area of the stage that is raked

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Define: Ramp

The means of getting from one acting area to another.

7

Define: Rigging

refers to anything used to attach, support, or fly scenery, drapery, or lighting and sound equipment.

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Define: Fog

by heating or cooling certain materials, you can produce water droplets in the air, creating fog.

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Define: Haze

A mist that will stay in the air, lightly obscuring vision

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Define: Dry Ice

used with boiling water to create mist, but can potentially accumulate dangerously high levels of carbon dioxide

11

Always assume that outlets are live and

do not work on circuits

12

What electrical equipment is the only kind students can work on?

Lights

13

When a breaker blows...

Tell a teacher, do not work on it

14

How do you inspect a piece of equipment before use?

Check for frayed wires, loose parts, and general damage and wear

15

Proper footwear must be worn because...

the floors may become slippery while the fog machines are in use.

16

Operating a smoke machine requires ventilation, why?

If the smoke has nowhere to go, the area becomes a deathtrap.

17

What don't you add to the smoke?

Dyes or fragrances

18

What are three dangers of smoke?

Obscuring vision, lung irritation, slippery floors

19

What are two dangers of dry ice?

Frostbite, mixed with nitrogen can make excess CO2

20

What are three smoke machine related restrictions?

Only use glycol-based products
Handle dry ice w proper protection
Organic stuff can't be used in smoke.

21

Define: Strike

Cleanup of any and all material used during a production.

22

First thing to do when striking a stage?

Remove objects blocking pathways

23

What PPE must be used when working on a strike?

Footwear, Eye protection, gloves, proper headphones and structural helmets

24

What clamps should be used on lights?

C clamps

25

What should be used when handling hot lights?

Gloves

26

Plug in soundboard or speakers first?

Soundboard

27

What should you do with the soundboard knobs before turning it on?

Turn them down or off

28

Where should the knobs on the soundboard be when actually in use?

Universal

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What are two rules of low lighting safety?

Warn people before turning the lights off
Rehearse in low lighting so actors know their way around