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Controlled Access Zone (Safety Monitoring System)

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights A Control Access Zone is used for leading edge or xed edge work where a minimum distance from the edge of 6 ft is used to protect employees not wearing fall arrest or fall restraint equipment. NOTE: The Control Access Zone should be expanded during adverse condition, (e.g. slippery […]

Soundstage Permanents

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When working outside the catwalks, in the unprotected area of the permanents known as the “ozone,” you must use fall arrest equipment. This equipment includes: a full body harness and a self-retracting lanyard. Prior to using any fall protection equipment,Southern CA IATSE employees are required to have passed the […]

Soundstage Permanents (Horizontal Cable System)

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When working outside the catwalks, in the unprotected area of the permanents known as the “ozone,” you must use fall arrest equipment. This equipment includes: a full body harness and a self-retracting lanyard (SRL) or shock absorbing lanyard. In addition, some soundstages have fixed horizontal wire rope cable fall […]

Rooftop Fall Restraint

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When working within 6 feet of the unprotected edge of a at or low-pitched roof (maximum 4:12 slope), or around unguarded skylights, then you must use fall restraint equipment. This equipment includes a full-body harness and a lifeline with an adjustable rope grab. (Note: Roof edges protected with a […]

Below the Permanents (Multiple Rope Grab System)

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When work at heights below the permanents cannot be accomplished by using a ladder, aerial lift, or scaffolding, (for instance, when hanging greenbeds or walking on the top of set walls), you must use fall arrest equipment. When you need to move long distances horizontally across the set, use […]

General Guidelines

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights Your job may expose you to a potential fall. You must prevent serious injury by eliminating the possibility of falls to a lower level. Prevent falls by: 1. Understanding the purpose and correct use of each component of your fall protection equipment 2. Understanding how fall protection systems are […]

Full-Body Harness

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When you are required to use fall restraint or fall arrest equipment, you will be required to wear a full-body harness. Prior to using any fall protection equipment, Southern CA IATSE employees are required to have passed the CSATF Safety Pass Course D – Fall Protection All harnesses are […]

Fixed Ladders

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When climbing a xed ladder over 20 feet in length without rest balconies, or that is not equipped with a ladder cage, you must use a ladder safety device. This equipment includes: a full-body harness and a sliding sleeve attached to either a xed-rail or cable system Prior to […]

Fall Rescue

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When used properly, fall arrest equipment will prevent the user from striking the level below. However, a worker who falls wearing fall arrest equipment will be suspended in the air below the work surface and will be in need of rescue. In the event of a fall, immediately call […]

Below the Permanents

SAFE PRACTICES / Working at Heights When working at heights below the permanents cannot be accomplished by using a ladder, aerial lift, or scaffolding, (for instance, when hanging greenbeds or walking on the top of set walls), you must use fall arrest equipment. This equipment includes: a full body harness with a self-retracting lanyard, a […]