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Rigging & Cribbing Instructions for Aerial Lifts

Aerial lift manufacturers Genie Industries, JLG Industries, Inc. and Snorkel International have prepared supplemental operator information for the use of some of their equipment on film & television production. The manual supplements apply only to specific models listed below. If you have any questions regarding the proper use of any equipment, please call WB Safety at (818) 954.2890.

This instruction manual contains specifications for site constructed cribbing that, when used as instructed, may be considered firm and level ground.

Genie Special Rigging Instructions

For authorized and trained members of Local #728 Set Lighting Technicians and IATSE Local #80 Studio Grips Union – requirements for the attachment of set lighting, camera mounts and equipment, or light diffusion frames.

  • Approved Models:
    S-40, S-45, S-60, S-60HC, S-65, S-80, S-85, S-100, S-105, S-120, S-125, Z-45/25, Z-45/25J, Z-34/22IC, Z-60/34, Z-80/60

Supplemental Manual for authorized and trained Studio Technicians for cribbing of approved JLG products.


This manual was prepared for Set Lighting Technicians and Studio Grips to provide guidelines for the use of lighting and studio equipment on JLG Aerial Work Platforms. This manual contains requirements that must be followed by trained Set Lighting Technicians and Studio Grips in order to perform these functions.

  • Approved Models:
    40H, 400S, 400SJ, 450AJ, 450A, 600AJ, 600A, 600SJ, 600S, 660SJ, 80HX, 800A, 800AJ, 800S, 800SJ,1100S, 1100SJ, 1200SJP , 1250AJP, 1350SJP, 1500SJ, 1500AJP, 1850SJ

Snorkel Special Rigging

Boom Lift Capacity Reduction Manual for Set Lighting Tchnicians and Studio Grips

  • Approved Models:
    TB37, TB42, TB42J, TB50, TB60, TB66J, TB80, TB80FA, TB85J, TB85JFA, TB100J, TB120, TB126J, AB46JRT, AB46JE, AB50J, AB60J, AB80J, AB85RJ

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