This training is a one-time requirement under the Theatre Rigging Equipment Inspection Program. Training is required before employees are permitted to perform the annual inspections of theatre rigging systems. 

Supervisors (or Stage Steward/Technical Director/Theatre Facility Manager/Faculty/Staff Member) are responsible for ensuring training is provided.  EHS does not provide this training.

Listed below are the general requirements for the training along with a link to the Penn State program:

  • A review of the appendices of this program that apply to the type of rigging system;
  • A hands-on review/walk-through of the rigging system(s) in order to become familiar with the components and;
  • An explanation of the criteria for each component that can be used to determine if it passes or fails an inspection.

Theater Rigging Equipment Training

Theater Rigging Equipment Inspection Program