Flashcards in Test One Deck (29):
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
used on floor openings, platforms, and elevated platforms to prevent tools and other objects from rolling off or falling through
acting area that is not horizontal (not an unbalanced stage)
Define: Raked Stage
a stage whose deck is raked at an angle
Define: Raked Area
an area of the stage that is raked
The means of getting from one acting area to another.
refers to anything used to attach, support, or fly scenery, drapery, or lighting and sound equipment.
by heating or cooling certain materials, you can produce water droplets in the air, creating fog.
A mist that will stay in the air, lightly obscuring vision
Define: Dry Ice
used with boiling water to create mist, but can potentially accumulate dangerously high levels of carbon dioxide
Always assume that outlets are live and
do not work on circuits
What electrical equipment is the only kind students can work on?
When a breaker blows...
Tell a teacher, do not work on it
How do you inspect a piece of equipment before use?
Check for frayed wires, loose parts, and general damage and wear
Proper footwear must be worn because...
the floors may become slippery while the fog machines are in use.
Operating a smoke machine requires ventilation, why?
If the smoke has nowhere to go, the area becomes a deathtrap.
What don't you add to the smoke?
Dyes or fragrances
What are three dangers of smoke?
Obscuring vision, lung irritation, slippery floors
What are two dangers of dry ice?
Frostbite, mixed with nitrogen can make excess CO2
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.
Cleanup of any and all material used during a production.
First thing to do when striking a stage?
Remove objects blocking pathways
What PPE must be used when working on a strike?
Footwear, Eye protection, gloves, proper headphones and structural helmets
What clamps should be used on lights?
What should be used when handling hot lights?
Plug in soundboard or speakers first?
What should you do with the soundboard knobs before turning it on?
Turn them down or off
Where should the knobs on the soundboard be when actually in use?